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Scientific Journal ‘Preprints’ Offer Opportunity To Quickly Share Science During Disease Outbreaks

PLOS Research News: Pursuing Preprints, Preventing Pandemics: How pre-peer review posting can accelerate outbreak science
Beth Baker, journal media manager at PLOS, speaks with Michael Johansson, infectious disease expert and founder of Outbreak Science, about a new PLOS Medicine essay describing how “[p]reprints — scientific papers posted online prior to peer review — offer opportunities to share and discuss research rapidly and openly” and could accelerate outbreak science (4/3).