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Predictions from week four of the UK Crowd Forecasting Challenge

On June 14th 2021 the the fourth week of the UK Crowd Forecasting Challenge ended. Here are this week’s predictions. Predictions of Covid-19 infectionsFor the third week in a row, the number of Covid-19 infections has risen and variants like the B.1.617 strains (the ‘Indian variant’ or ‘Delta variant’) continue to be a big concern. By now the delta var..

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Predictions from week three of the UK Crowd Forecasting Challenge

On June 7th 2021 the the second week of the UK Crowd Forecasting Challenge ended. Here are this week’s predictions. Predictions of Covid-19 infectionsFor the second week in a row, the number of Covid-19 infections has risen and variants like the B.1.617 strains (the ‘Indian variant’ or ‘Delta variant’) continue to be a big concern. By now the delta var..

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Predictions from week two of the UK Crowd Forecasting Challenge

On May 31th 2021 the the second week of the UK Crowd Forecasting Challenge ended. Here are this week’s predictions. Predictions of Covid-19 infectionsLast week has seen a small spike in cases and new variants like the B.1.617 strains (the ‘Indian variant’) as well as the gradual easing of government restritions mean there is a risk of further rising ca..

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Predictions from week one of the UK Crowd Forecasting Challenge

On May 24th 2021 the official UK Crowd Forecasting Challenge began and the first predictions are in! Predictions of Covid-19 infectionsThe beginning of summer and the continuous vaccine roll-out will likely help curb infections. However, new variants like the B.1.617 strains (the ‘Indian variant’) as well as the gradual easing of government restritions,..

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Introducing the UK Covid-19 Crowd Forecasting Challenge

short links leaderboard classical forecasting app Rt forecasting app On May 24th 2021 the official UK Crowd Forecasting Challenge, hosted by the epiforecast group at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine will begin. Predicting how Covid-19 may spread is an important but difficult task - and we need your help! The UK is at a critical ..

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How to Become a (Good) Forecaster

This post gives an overview of how to get started with the crowdforecastr app(s) and provides some useful information about how to make a good forecast and improve Becoming a forecasterYou can become a forecaster by opening the crowdforecastr app and creating an account. This video gives you a quick introduction to the app and how to make a forecast: ..

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