Galeotti and Surico show how to get reliable estimates.
A summary of findings from a United Health Group Study.
An interview in Al Jazeera highlighting the need to isolate family members.
Da Galeotti e Surico: una versione in lingua italiana delle loro diapositive e lezioni. Queste sono informazioni importanti sia per il grande pubblico che per i decisori.
A key obstacle to the technological progress we need to defeat the Covid-19 epidemic is intellectual property. There is an initiative to encourage temporary licensing to speed the development and dissemination of new technologies. Please publicise and support this.
Michele Belot on the problem of taxi drivers who sit idle while groceries remain undelivered.
Michele Belot on the key role of essential workers in stopping the spread of the virus.
From Grace Tsiang: how to sew a mask.
From Jan Kulveit: A very inexpensive and effective mitigation measure is the compulsory wearing of masks. This has been implemented in several Asian countries. Masks do not protect the wearer – but they protect from infection by pre-symptomatic and asymoptomatic individuals. They also remind everyone of the need for distancing and lack of a mask is a signal of someone not taking the situation seriously and so should be avoided. Additional policy recommendations from his group here.