Calling for pan-European commitment for rapid and sustained reduction in SARS-CoV-2 infections
Across Europe, the COVID-19 pandemic is causing excess deaths, placing a burden on societies and health systems and harming the economy.
European governments have yet to develop a common vision to guide the management of the pandemic. Overwhelming evidence shows that not only public health, but also society and the economy benefit greatly from reducing cases of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) infection. (…)
Viola Priesemann, Melanie M Brinkmann, Sandra Ciesek, Sarah Cuschieri, Thomas Czypionka, Giulia Giordano, Deepti Gurdasani, Claudia Hanson, Niel Hens, Emil Iftekhar, Michelle Kelly-Irving, Peter Klimek, Mirjam Kretzschmar, Andreas Peichl, Matjaž Perc, Francesco Sannino, Eva Schernhammer, Alexander Schmidt, Anthony Staines, Ewa Szczurek: “Calling for pan-European commitment for rapid and sustained reduction in SARS-CoV-2 infections,” Correspondence in The Lancet (Dec 18) (2020)