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The journal of Data Science, Statistics and Visualisation is accepting submissions for a special issue on the modeling and visualisation of data about the spread of infectious diseases such as COVID-19.

While there is a wealth of data about COVID-19 infections, hospitalizations, and deaths available, meaningful modeling and insightful visualisations of such data is not trivial. For instance, almost all countries use different test strategies, and different rules to count COVID-19 related deaths which makes direct comparisons impossible. The journal welcomes papers with novel contributions on the modeling and/or visualisation of infectious disease data, providing insights in the spreading of the disease and the potential impact of safety measures. Papers with a thorough review and comparison of existing approaches with the potential to provide new insights are also welcome. The deadline for submission of special issue papers is 30 April 2021. More information.