On Tuesday, May 31, 2022, the prestigious publication Scientific Data – Nature published the study conducted by GraphNets (the graph and social network research group) on the first 250 days of the COVID-19 pandemic in Bucharest.
The article is signed by an international interdisciplinary research team composed of Prof. Marian-Gabriel Hâncean, Prof. Matjaž Perc (University of Maribor – Slovenia), Prof. Juergen Lerner (University of Konstanz – Germany), Maria-Cristina Ghiță, PhD, Iulian Oană, PhD, Bianca Elena Mihăilă, PhD Candidate, Adelina Alexandra Stoica, PhD Candidate, and David Andrei Bunaciu, PhD Candidate.
The study explores the spread of COVID-19 infections in Bucharest, between March 7 and November 11, 2020, according to gender, age, local population structure and the non-pharmaceutical intervention measures taken by the authorities.
The article can be consulted in open access on the page of the journal Nature – Scientific Data. The authors of the article thank the University of Bucharest, the Faculty of Sociology and Social Assistance and the National Institute of Public Health for the support provided in carrying out the analyses.
The study on the spread of COVID-19 is on the research agenda of GraphNets, which is supported by the Executive Unit for the Financing of Higher Education, Research, Development and Innovation (UEFISCDI – PN-III-P4-ID-PCE-2020-2828). Updated details on this line of research are available on the website of the project “Impact of human mobility networks and meteorological conditions on the spread of COVID-19” (CoSMoS).