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Emergency measures prevented more than 500M infections

Emergency health measures implemented in six major countries have “significantly and substantially slowed” the spread of the novel coronavirus, according to research from a UC Berkeley team published in the journal Nature. The findings come as leaders worldwide struggle to balance the enormous and highly visible economic costs of emergency health measures against their public health benefits, which are difficult to see.

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Emergency measures prevented more than 500M infections

Emergency health measures implemented in six major countries have “significantly and substantially slowed” the spread of the novel coronavirus, according to research from a UC Berkeley team published in the journal Nature. The findings come as leaders worldwide struggle to balance the enormous and highly visible economic costs of emergency health measures against their public health benefits, which are difficult to see.

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Emergency measures prevented more than 500M infections

Emergency health measures implemented in six major countries have “significantly and substantially slowed” the spread of the novel coronavirus, according to research from a UC Berkeley team published in the journal Nature. The findings come as leaders worldwide struggle to balance the enormous and highly visible economic costs of emergency health measures against their public health benefits, which are difficult to see.

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Emergency measures prevented more than 500M infections

Emergency health measures implemented in six major countries have “significantly and substantially slowed” the spread of the novel coronavirus, according to research from a UC Berkeley team published in the journal Nature. The findings come as leaders worldwide struggle to balance the enormous and highly visible economic costs of emergency health measures against their public health benefits, which are difficult to see.

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Emergency measures prevented more than 500M infections

Emergency health measures implemented in six major countries have “significantly and substantially slowed” the spread of the novel coronavirus, according to research from a UC Berkeley team published in the journal Nature. The findings come as leaders worldwide struggle to balance the enormous and highly visible economic costs of emergency health measures against their public health benefits, which are difficult to see.

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Emergency measures prevented more than 500M infections

Emergency health measures implemented in six major countries have “significantly and substantially slowed” the spread of the novel coronavirus, according to research from a UC Berkeley team published in the journal Nature. The findings come as leaders worldwide struggle to balance the enormous and highly visible economic costs of emergency health measures against their public health benefits, which are difficult to see.

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    Emergency measures prevented more than 500M infections

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  • Commencement speaker: Keep being outspoken in the same good way March 2019
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  • Reunion and Parents Weekend at Homecoming October 12–14 August 2018
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  • Running back offers free football tickets to young readers July 2018
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  • Berkeley stands tall in World Reputation Rankings June 2018
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  • Spring commencement in photos, audio, video, and words May 2018
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  • Berkeley a “best value” university April 2018
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  • Share your #Berkeley150 moment March 2018
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  • Alumnus awarded 2017 Nobel Prize in Physics October 2017
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  • Reunion & Parents Weekend October 20–22 August 2017
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