Approaches to Long-Term Planning
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How can we plan for a prolonged pandemic, and what sorts of interventions can we employ in the meantime to mitigate the pandemic's effects?


In this episode, you'll learn about long-term mitigation and suppression strategies, as well as a popular model for what this might look like for the COVID-19 pandemic.


You can find the source material for this episode on the Harvard Medical Student COVID-19 Curriculum Website.

Episode credits:

Content Development: Harvard Medical Student COVID-19 Curriculum

Narration: Ramie Fathy and Ramzie Fathy

Script Preparation: Ramie Fathy

Editing: Ramie Fathy

Modified with Permission from the Harvard Medical Student COVID-19 Curriculum Module 1: Basic Virology and Immunology

Original Content Authors: Jakub Glowala; Kiryung Kim; Katherine Nabel; Deborah Plana; Emily Rencsok.

Original Content Editor: Katherine McDaniel, MSc

Original Content Reviewers: Wolfram Goessling, MD, PhD; Andrea Wershof Schwartz, MD, MPH; William Hanage, PhD; Rebecca Kahn, MS; James Hay, PhD

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