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What are Lockdowns Good for?

Research suggests that the only way to avoid the massive costs associated with the Covid-19 pandemic is through the timely development of a vaccine (and an optimally set lockdown policy until its arrival), or the successful implementation of a TTQ program that can effectively curtail community transmission.

Predicted COVID-19 fatality rates based on age, sex, comorbidities and health system capacity

IIES COVID Research published in BMJ Global Health

In a new paper a team of researchers from IIES at Stockholm University, Aceso Global and Center for Global Development provide new predictions of the infection fatality rate (IFR) for COVID-19 for each country in the world. 

 Information for students and staff about the new Coronavirus

COVID-19: Information for Students and Staff

Information on the coronavirus in relation to Stockholm University's activities is updated continuously.

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