Not All Fun and Games Potential Incidence Of SARS-Cov-2 Infections During the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games
Linton, N., Jung, S., and Nishiura, H. (2021). Not All Fun and Games: Potential Incidence Of SARS-Cov-2 Infections During the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. Mathematical Biosciences and Engineering. 18(6):9685-9696.
The 2020 Olympics and Paralympics were held in Tokyo during the Delta wave of the COVID-19 pandemic. This paper outlines models used to encourage infection prevention measures and led to the decision not to allow spectators. The model found that these measures prevented many potential cases of COVID-19 among spectators.