A study led by IDSS and Economics professor Victor Chernozhukov suggests that nationally mandating face masks could have reduced pandemic deaths in the US.
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SES student Hussein Mozannar, working with Statistics and Data Science Center affiliate David Sontag, has developed a machine learning system that looks at chest X-rays to diagnose pneumonia — but also knows when to defer to a radiologist.
IDSS affiliate and MIT Sloan professor Sinan Aral examines social media’s impact on health, the economy, and democracy.