The SARS-CoV-2 virus and the associatedCOVID-19disease is a pandemic that has rocked the worldin terms of public health and medical issues, business, economics and finance. Interesting and topical discussions regarding risk management of COVID-19 have been reported in leading business, economics, finance, and medical journals, as well as information and misinformation, intended or not, in the mass media. In this context, protecting the integrity of public policy pronouncements relating to the conduct andoutcomes of scientific clinical trials. In terms of protecting the scientific integrity of clinical trials of COVID-19 patients, it is intentional to determine whether imperfectly collected data on clinical trials are more useful than having no data at all.

Business, COVID-19, Economics and finance, Medical research, Public policy pronouncements, SARS-CoV-2, Scientific integrity
Criteria for Decision-Making under Risk and Uncertainty (jel D81), Financing Policy; Capital and Ownership Structure (jel G32), Crisis Management (jel H12), Entertainment; Media (Performing Arts, Visual Arts, Broadcasting, Publishing, etc.) (jel L82)
Advances in Decision Sciences
Department of Econometrics

McAleer, M.J. (2020). Protecting Scientific Integrity and Public Policy Pronouncements on COVID-19. Advances in Decision Sciences, 24(1), 1–14. Retrieved from