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An Open-Publishing Response to the COVID-19 Infodemic

  title={An Open-Publishing Response to the COVID-19 Infodemic},
  author={Halie M. Rando and Simina Maria Boca and Lucy D’Agostino McGowan and Daniel S. Himmelstein and Michael P. Robson and Vincent Rubinetti and Ryan Velazquez and COVID-19 Review Consortium and Casey S. Greene and Anthony Gitter},
The COVID-19 pandemic catalyzed the rapid dissemination of papers and preprints investigating the disease and its associated virus, SARS-CoV-2. The multifaceted nature of COVID-19 demands a multidisciplinary approach, but the urgency of the crisis combined with the need for social distancing measures present unique challenges to collaborative science. We applied a massive online open publishing approach to this problem using Manubot. Through GitHub, collaborators summarized and critiqued COVID… Expand

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