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COVID-19: Crises, politics and statistics

Discussions are ongoing worldwide and a number of statistical reviews of the course of COVID-19 disease are published. Here are some interesting links that might interest a wide range of statistics.

Official Statistics in the context of the Covid-19 crisis

This special discussion on the SJIAOS discussion platform focusses on the roles of Official Statistics in the context of the Covid-19 crisis. It states the important role that official statistics will have to play in the phase of world-wide recovery from the pandemic and the rapid investments and actions that are needed to fulfill properly this role.

The discussion on  ‘ Official Statistics in the context of the Covid-19 crisis.' you can launched on the SJIAOS discussion platform .  The statement for initiating the discussion has been drafted by Walter Radermacher, former DG and Chief Statistician of the European Union and fully subscribed by the president of the IAOS John Pullinger.

Royal Society convenes data analytics group to tackle COVID-19

We are at a crucial juncture in the UK’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic. There is a pressing need to analyse emerging data from countries around the world to identify the most important factors that can help slow the spread of the virus and help find long-term solutions to the pandemic. Science has helped to guide the response to the COVID-19 pandemic and there is more the community can do to complement existing efforts. 

ISI: COVID-19 Resources

This page contains some current resources for statisticians interested in the COVID-19 pandemic. We give links to data sources, talks and preprints. The ISI Committee on the Public Voice of Statistics has prepared this page, but neither the Committee nor the ISI have evaluated or are endorsing the analyses.

WHO COVID-19 Dashboard

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