COVID-2019 pandemic assessment
Starting December 2019, cases of pneumonia of unknown etiology were reported in the city of Wuhan, in China. The infective pathogen was later identified to be a novel coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) causing COVID-19 (coronavirus disease 2019). On March 11, 2020, WHO declared COVID-19 viral disease a pandemic.
This page presents our work on COVID-19 pandemic.
This work is performed within REACTing, a multi-disciplinary collaborative network of French research institutions working on emerging infectious diseases, which aims to prepare and respond to epidemics.
This work is partially supported by REACTing, H2020 project RECOVER, ANR project EVALCOVID-19, Sorbonne Universite project COVID-19WA, ANR project DATAREDUX, H2020 project MOOD.
In collaboration with:
Sante publique France.
Reseau Sentinelles, INSERM.
Networks in disease ecology group, INSERM.
Ernesto Ortega, Univ. La Havana, Cuba.
Marius Gilbert, Univ. Libre de Bruxelles, Belgium.
Moritz Kraemer, Univ. Oxford, UK.
Niel Hens & Pietro Coletti, Hasselt University, Belgium.
Marco Mancastroppa, Univ. degli Studi di Parma / INFN, Parma, Italy
Jocelyn Raude, EHESP School of Public Health, Rennes, France.
Alain Barrat, CNRS, Marseille, France.
Philippe Lemey, KU Leuven, Belgium.
Last update: 03/08/2020
REPORT #5: Lessons learnt from 288 COVID-19 international cases: importations over time, effect of interventions, underdetection of imported cases
REPORT #4: Preparedness and vulnerability of African countries against introductions of 2019-nCoV
REPORT #3 on 2019-nCoV importation risk to Europe following case confirmation in Germany.