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Title:

Risk-Informed Decision Making: More Critical Today Than Ever Before

Authors:
Crystal Watson, Lucia Mullen
Date posted:
June 17, 2020
Publication type:
Commentary
Publication:
Health Secur. 2020 May/Jun;18(3):153-154
Publisher:
Mary Ann Liebert, Inc.
DOI:
10.1089/hs.2020.0079.
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Introduction:

Decision making under uncertainty can be paralyzing for any leader trying to choose the best way forward. In the COVID-19 pandemic, uncertainty is deep; while we learn more every day, information gaps—including those related to viral transmission dynamics, the human immune response, the effectiveness of public health interventions like social distancing, and the future trajectory of COVID-19 spread—continue to be barriers to leaders making evidence-based decisions about protective actions.

 

 

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