PANDA Predictions: What We Got Right and Wrong

Peter Castleden and Piet Streicher of PANDA unpack the modelling and predictions that PANDA made in 2020 with regard to the COVID-19 pandemic. This retrospective look at what PANDA got right and wrong in the predictions also provides insight into how the models are made.

The Spirit of Science | Clare Craig

The Spirit of Science | Clare Craig

PANDA’s Dr Clare Craig from the UK in conversation with Nick Hudson.
Clare is a diagnostic pathologist who has looked into the UK’s Covid testing strategy in great detail. In her own words she is a lover of data, digital pathology and AI, sceptical but optimistic.

Covid & Kids – a talk by PANDA’s Peter Castleden

Covid & Kids – a talk by PANDA’s Peter Castleden

PANDA Peter Castleden  was invited to speak about the risks Covid poses to our kids weighed up against the implications of lockdown and the measures imposed.

Peter talked to  a group of concerned teachers and parents from Cape Town, unpacking some of the evidence around the risk of Covid to children, masks on kids and potential for the virus spread.

How to use the Covid Live Feed | South Africa

How to use the Covid Live Feed | South Africa

The PANDA website hosts a comprehensive Covid-19 live data feed. This is a short tutorial by Ian McGorian, who created the dashboard, demonstrating how to get the most out of it with a specific focus on South Africa.

Tea with a Scientist | Sucharit Bhakdi

Tea with a Scientist | Sucharit Bhakdi

PANDA’s Heike Brunner hosts a virtual tea-party and a deep conversation with Professor Sucharit Bhakdi from PANDA’s Scientific Advisory Council.
Immunology (6:01), The Whole Secret to Thinking (13:15), Covid-19 Vaccine (19:30), pre-symptomatic transmission (23:15) , masking healthy children (27:00).