The COVID-19 access to information crisis: Curated by Dr. Joshua Gans

If we had information quickly on who is infectious and who is not, we could isolate the former and let the latter go about their business. In the absence of better information, we need to rely on broad — one size fits all — measures like social distancing and mask wearing to control the virus. In other words, we treat everyone as equally infectious. These articles explore the need for rapid testing and contact tracing and how to end the information problem that is fueling the pandemic.

The COVID-19 access to information crisis: Curated by Dr. Joshua Gans