Pandemics ~ Data & Analytics (PANDA) is a multidisciplinary group seeking to inform policy. PANDA considers explanations that allow us to count the human costs of COVID-19 responses globally ... PANDA members work voluntarily, offering their skillset to contribute to informed policymaking and decisioning ... .
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