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Press Release | Saturday, 21. March 2020

Coronavirus: German National Academy of Sciences Leopoldina presents ad-hoc-statement

The worldwide spread of the coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 and its associated respiratory disease COVID-19 proceeds at a highly dynamic pace. The Leopoldina has convened an interdisciplinary group of scientists to investigate the current situation. Attached you will find the resulting ad-hoc statement discussing potential health policy options to counter the coronavirus pandemic in Germany.

The publication is also available at: www.leopoldina.org/en/coronavirus.

Contact:
Dr. Johannes Fritsch
Head of Office of the Joint Committee for the Handling of Security-Relevant Research
Tel.: +49 (0)160 9121 2676
Email: johannes.fritsch@leopoldina.org

Dr. Stefanie Westermann
Scientific Officer, Department Science - Policy - Society
Tel.: +49 (0)345 472 39 871
Email: stefanie.westermann@leopoldina.org

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