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.
Dr. Johannes Fritsch
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Dr. Stefanie Westermann
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