Improvised interview with Joachim Engel

The Covid pandemic has placed Maths back on the map again…and not just statistics but the kind of calculus we learn during the last years of highschool. Mathematical models of what is going on have become popular in 2020/2021 and people are consulting internet sites showing them, and discussing with each otehr based on graphs of curves.One year after its emergence the SARS-CoV-2 population has accumulated over 75 mutations so that decrease caused by lockdowns compete with large infection incidences resulting in scaring  dynamics!

In an improvised, spontaneous interview we asked Joachim Engel some basic questions concerning the models for growth ad decay of infections’numbers in a country like Germany.

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