Coronavirus: why it's dangerous to blindly 'follow the science' when there's no consensus yet

In the face of the virus emergency, research standards have been relaxed to encourage faster publication and mistakes become inevitable. This is risky. Ultimately, if expert advice on the pandemic turns out to be wrong, it will have dire consequences for how reliable scientific evidence is treated in other policy areas, such as climate change.

Publisher: The Conversation | Author: Neil Levy

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covid-19 aftermath, risks, and science
DATE PUBLISHED
2020-06-17 (Modified: 2021-05-12)

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