Cindy Cheng, Amélie Desvars-Larrive, Bernhard Ebbinghaus, Thomas Hale, Alexandra Howes, Lukas Lehner, Luca Messerschmidt, Angeliki Nika, Steve Penson, Anna Petherick, Hanmeng Xu, Alexander Zapf, Yuxi Zhang, Sophia Zweig
Capturing the COVID-19 Crisis through Public Health and Social Measures Data Science

Scientific Data, 2022: 9, (article no. 520), pp. 1-9
ISSN: 2052-4463 (online)

In response to COVID-19, governments worldwide are implementing public health and social measures (PHSM) that substantially impact many areas beyond public health. The new field of PHSM data science collects, structures, and disseminates data on PHSM; here, we report the main achievements, challenges, and focus areas of this novel field of research.