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The need for open data sharing in the era of global pandemics

Gutierrez, Bernardo and Li, Sabrina L. (2020) The need for open data sharing in the era of global pandemics. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (17 Nov 2020). Blog Entry.

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Abstract

Since the start of the pandemic, data on different countries’ case counts has been readily available. However, not all data is equally useful. In this post, Bernardo Gutierrez and Sabrina Li, from the Open COVID-19 Data Working Group and the Oxford Martin School, outline the need for much more detailed, open and accessible sharing to inform science and policymaking. The authors argue for open, accessible data sharing and highlight the need for data collection processes to be increasingly homogenised.

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
Official URL: https://blogs.lse.ac.uk/impactofsocialsciences/
Additional Information: © 2020 The Authors
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HM Sociology
H Social Sciences > HN Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform
R Medicine > RA Public aspects of medicine > RA0421 Public health. Hygiene. Preventive Medicine
H Social Sciences > HV Social pathology. Social and public welfare. Criminology
Date Deposited: 06 Jan 2021 15:30
Last Modified: 12 Jan 2021 01:25
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/107704

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