During the European Parliament’s Plenary session in Strasbourg, the Parliament adopted a proposal for the creation of a Special Committee on “COVID-19 pandemic: lessons learned and recommendations for the future”.
The Proposal for a decision states that the Committee aims to investigate how Europe responded to the pandemic and how the lessons learned may inform future action in the four areas listed below:
The Committee will address topics for which in silico medicine could play an important role, including ensuring access to medicines and safe and effective vaccines. It would be crucial for our community to highlight the potential for (as well as successful use examples during COVID) of computer modelling and simulation for pandemic response and preparedness.
More information to come!