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. (…)
V. Priesemann, M. Brinkmann, S. Ciesek, S. Cuschieri, T. Czypionka, G. Giordano, D. Gurdasani, C. Hanson, N. Hens, E. Iftekhar, M. Kelly-Irving, P. Klimek, M. Kretzschmar, A. Peichl, M. Perc, F. Sannino, E. Schernhammer, A. Schmidt, A. Staines, E. Szczurek: “Calling for pan-European commitment for rapid and sustained reduction in SARS-CoV-2 infections,” The Lancet Vol. 397, Issue 10273 (2020) 469–470