Dace Gardovska, Dr. habil. med., Head of the Department of Paediatrics, Rīga Stradiņš University, Head of the Paediatric Clinic, Children’s Clinical University Hospital, Full Member of the Latvian Academy of Sciences
In: Latvian Academy of Sciences Yearbook 2021, 2021, pp. 35-39.
“Historically, humanity has experienced many epidemics and pandemics, but is still not prepared for every kind of event. The COVID-19 pandemic is an example of an event that has medical, social, and economic impacts and touches our moral and ethical values at the core. This is a time when public trust in science is dependent on clear and practical answers to complex problems related to the new situation. Where can these answers be found? Is it in the framework of medical practice, applied or fundamental research? What are the priorities today? There are more questions than answers.”
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