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The problem of underestimating the importance of social sciences for pandemic policy

The problem of underestimating the importance of social sciences for pandemic policy

When we sideline social science and hand policy decisions over to biomedical disciplines, we ignore crucial tools that can help us to manage a pandemic. Simon Lohse (University of Lübeck) and Stefano Canali (Politecnico di Milano) look at why the social scientists need a seat at the table, and how they might get it.