Computational Models That Matter During a Global Pandemic Outbreak: A Call to Action

@article{Squazzoni2020ComputationalMT,
  title={Computational Models That Matter During a Global Pandemic Outbreak: A Call to Action},
  author={Flaminio Squazzoni and J. Gareth Polhill and Bruce Edmonds and Petra Ahrweiler and Patrycja Antosz and Geeske Scholz and {\'E}mile J. L. Chappin and Melania Borit and Harko Verhagen and Francesca Giardini and Nigel Gilbert},
  journal={J. Artif. Soc. Soc. Simul.},
  year={2020},
  volume={23}
}
The COVID-19 pandemic is causing a dramatic loss of lives worldwide, challenging the sustainability of our health care systems, threatening economic meltdown, and putting pressure on the mental health of individuals (due to social distancing and lock-down measures). The pandemic is also posing severe challenges to the scientific community, with scholars under pressure to respond to policymakers’ demands for advice despite the absence of adequate, trusted data. Understanding the pandemic… 

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