Scientific consensus on the COVID-19 pandemic: we need to act now. Lancet 2020 online
John Snow is considered one of the founders of modern epidemiology. He developed the water theory of transmission of cholera. In 1854, he famously persuaded authorities to remove the handle of a water pump to try to curtail transmission of cholera during an outbreak in London. He devoted much of his life to improving public health.
The John Snow Memorandum is the work of a group of international researchers with expertise spanning public health, epidemiology, medicine, paediatrics, sociology, virology, infectious disease, health systems, psychology, psychiatry, health policy, and mathematical modelling. We felt moved to deliver a clear and simple message about how best to manage the COVID-19 pandemic …
15 października 2020