This post is an exclusive extract from Chapter Three of Richard Horton’s, Editor-in-Chief of leading medical journal The Lancet, recent book The COVID-19 Catastrophe: What’s Gone Wrong and How to Stop It Happening Again. Polity Press.
This is the seventh post in a six-week series: Rapid or Rushed? exploring rapid response publishing in covid times.
Read the rest of the series here.
As part of the series, there was a virtual roundtable featuring Professor Joshua Gans (Economics in the Age of COVID-19, MIT Press), in conversation with Richard Horton (The COVID-19 Catastrophe, Polity Press and Editor of The Lancet), Victoria Pittman (Bristol University Press) and Qudsiya Ahmed (Cambridge University Press, India)
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