The state of understanding. Proposed mechanisms. Epidemiological evidence from other respiratory viral diseases. Empirical studies of COVID-19 and SARS-COV-2. Influence of MAQ relative to other factors. MAQ-informed risk forecasts: status and prospects
Best practices for research and forecasts. Open collaboration and communication. Methodological considerations. Data considerations. Covariates, confounders and interactions. Forecasts and communication of uncertainty. Report methodology.