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Volume 9 , Issue 5 , October 2021 , Pages: 127 - 133
The Effect of Masks and Travel with the Simulation of COVID-19 Pandemic
Wooseung Oh, Wilbraham & Monson Academy, Wilbraham, USA
Jana Choe, The Governor's Academy, Byfield, USA
Yuna Jang, St. Johnsbury Academy Jeju, Jeju, Korea
Received: Sep. 16, 2021;       Accepted: Oct. 9, 2021;       Published: Oct. 16, 2021
DOI: 10.11648/j.ajls.20210905.14        View        Downloads  
Abstract
COVID-19 is a new type of infectious respiratory disease that has affected our lives enormously. Many restrictions have been enforced hoping to slow down the spread of the pandemic. Social distancing campaigns have been encouraged, masks have become mandatory and travel has been banned. Understanding the virus is vital in order to find a solution to end the suffering. In this project, we make our own attempt to simulate the spread of COVID-19 in hopes of understanding the spread of the pandemic. As a result, the project build a user-interactive design for the simulation of outbreaks. The project are able to set various parameters that we believe are still less understood. By tweaking these parameters in a well rounded simulation, we can test ideas and gain a visual understanding of what affects the spread. Solutions for flattening the curve were found, and distinguishing the policies that work from those that do not was available. In the project, travel was not restricted to their own region. The project focused more on international travel. The balls would be contained in their own region but at any given time, be able to travel to other contained regions. The effect of travel did not have much impact on the curve once the virus was spread to all regions. Travel restrictions seemed to have the most impact in the initial containment of the virus.
Keywords
COVID-19, Pandemic, Simulation, Masks, Travel
To cite this article
Wooseung Oh, Jana Choe, Yuna Jang, The Effect of Masks and Travel with the Simulation of COVID-19 Pandemic, American Journal of Life Sciences. Vol. 9, No. 5, 2021, pp. 127-133. doi: 10.11648/j.ajls.20210905.14
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