THIS year has brought into sharp focus the importance of scientists in our everyday lives. Vaccinologists have sought to create to help tackle the , and have succeeded. Virologists, epidemiologists and behavioural scientists have directly informed government policies that control our movements to keep us safer.
Pandemics come and (we hope) go. But what of ? Overshadowed in 2020, this threat to the environment, global health and our economic well-being . Scientists clearly have a pivotal role in understanding and, ultimately, informing policies that aim to mitigate its …
Article amended on
15 December 2020
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