Supriya Kumar

Public Health

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Supriya Kumar has a PhD in Molecular Biology and an MPH in Behavioral and Community Health. She studied vaccine uptake behavior during the 2009 H1N1 flu pandemic. She has used realistic, data-driven computational models of disease transmission to assess the impact of paid sick days on reducing respiratory infection inequalities in the US, and also conducted surveys to examine contact mixing in a rural population in India.

Supriya has authored 1 article

How does one Seattle coronavirus patient turn into two six weeks later?

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And why does that mean there are hundreds if not thousands of carriers?

Supriya Kumar