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Online COVID-19 Risk Assessment Tool

Scientists at Georgia Tech, through a collaborative scientific project, developed an interactive online tool to help estimate the risk associated with at least one SARS-CoV-2-infected individual present in gatherings of different sizes in the United States. The website updates rates daily and provides data-driven information to help individuals and policymakers make educated decisions. While these are considered potentially useful tools, scientist also urge caution and encourage users to understand the limitations that such tools present. For more, see this article in The Washington Post: https://www.washingtonpost.com/lifestyle/wellness/understanding-risk-covid-tracker-tools/2020/11/13/95adb654-2504-11eb-952e-0c475972cfc0_story.html?et_rid=100868692&et_cid=3562475