Agent Based Simulations and
Policy Recommendations for Epidemics

The People's Republic of China was the first region to be affected by a global pandemic outbreak in January 2020. COVID-19 spread very quickly around the globe, presenting the international community with new dimensions of economic, social and moral problems. Countries responded by making macroscopic decisions for their nations. The individual regions were not equipped with the appropriate applications to be able to act regionally. Accordingly, micro-management decision support tools could be developed by us to advise the regional decision makers.

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Schröder, M., Bossert, A., Kersting, M. et al. COVID-19 in South Africa: outbreak despite interventions. Sci Rep 11, 4956 (2021). doi:10.1038/s41598-021-84487-0

Schlüter, J., Sörensen, L., Bossert, A. et al. Anticipating the impact of COVID19 and comorbidities on the South African healthcare system by agent-based simulations. Sci Rep 11, 7901 (2021).


Kersting, M., Sörensen, L., Bossert, A., Wacker, B., & Schlüter, J. C. (2021), Predicting Effectiveness of Countermeasures during the COVID-19 Outbreak in South Africa using Agent-Based Simulation, Humanit Soc Sci Commun 8, 174
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