This video explores a simple epidemic model for a community confronting coronavirus.
I built this to reflect my hometown, Bozeman MT and surrounding Gallatin County, with a population of 100,000 and no reported cases – yet. It shows the importance of an early, robust, multi-pronged approach to reducing infections. Because it’s simple, it can easily be adapted for other locations.
The model, in .mdl and .vpmx formats for any Vensim version:
Update 3/12: community corona 8-mdl+vpmx.zip
There’s another copy at https://vensim.com/coronavirus/ along with links to the software.