Recent Work

Epidemic Growth Status (Based on Rt) for States and Territories
map of United States displaying epidemic growth status based on Rt for States and Territories

Together, CDC’s Center for Forecasting and Outbreak Analytics (CFA) and National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases (NCIRD) released the first jurisdiction-level estimates of disease spread for COVID-19 and Influenza to support public health officials in preventing infections.

Learn more about how these estimates were generated here:
Technical Blog: Improving CDC’s Tools for Assessing Epidemic Growth

Insight Net
Map of the US with the various Insight Net awardees marked where their location is.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)’s Center for Forecasting and Outbreak Analytics announces the first funding opportunity to 13 national primary awardees to participate in Insight Net. This is a national network of innovators, integrators and implementors, focused on developing powerful tools for public health decision makers so that they can better understand the trajectory of the next outbreak.

CDC Season Outlook on Respiratory Disease
hypothetical scenarios for the peak hospital burden of COVID-19, influenza, and RSV

CDC released the first fall and winter respiratory disease season outlook, sharing expectations for the severity of COVID, RSV, and influenza hospitalizations for the 2023 season.

COVID-19 Forecasting
covid forecasting thumbnail

CFA has supported the Division of Viral Diseases in forecasting COVID-19 hospitalizations. These ensemble forecasts for COVID-19 hospitalizations provide early warning, giving leaders time to prepare for surge and planning activities to prevent infections.