The urgent need for integrated science to fght COVID-19 pandemic and beyond
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CoronavirusCovid-19Complex problemsCollaborationInterdisciplinarPublic health
Moradian, N., Ochs, H. D., Sedikies, C., Hamblin, M. R., Camargo, C. A., Martinez, J. A., ... & Ogino, S. (2020). The urgent need for integrated science to fight COVID-19 pandemic and beyond. Journal of Translational Medicine, 18(1), 1-7. [https://doi.org/10.1186/s12967-020-02364-2]
The COVID-19 pandemic has become the leading societal concern. The pandemic has shown that the public health concern is not only a medical problem, but also afects society as a whole; so, it has also become the leading scientifc concern. We discuss in this treatise the importance of bringing the world’s scientists together to fnd efective solu‑ tions for controlling the pandemic. By applying novel research frameworks, interdisciplinary collaboration promises to manage the pandemic’s consequences and prevent recurrences of similar pandemics.