Editorial

COVID-19: Science and global health governance under attack

J A Singh

Abstract


Less than 3 months after the World Health Organization (WHO) declared COVID-19 a Public Health Emergency of International Concern, and within a month of the WHO declaring COVID19 a global pandemic, COVID-19 infections and fatalities have grown exponentially, globally. Now, more than ever, the world needs responsible political leadership, evidence-based decision-making, and co-ordinated global health action.

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J A Singh, Centre for the AIDS Programme of Research in South Africa (CAPRISA), University of KwaZulu-Natal, Durban, South Africa

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South African Medical Journal 2020;110(6):. DOI:10.7196/SAMJ.2020v110i5.14820

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Date submitted: 2020-04-20
Date published: 2020-04-20

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