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Tentative lessons: 5 things the literature can tell us about battling global pandemics

Lessons from the past two years. Image: Unsplash/Claudio Schwarz

Jean-Charles Bricongne

Deputy-Director, Banque de France

Baptiste Meunier

Economist, Banque de France

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