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The CoronaNet Research Project is dedicated to compiling a database of government responses to the COVID-19 pandemic. Our primary focus is to collect and compile maximum relevant data on the various fine-grained actions that governments are taking to address the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Organized by Cindy Cheng and Luca Messerschmidt at Tim Büthe’s Chair for International Relations at TU Munich Hochschule für Politik.

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ACAPS is an independent information provider, free from the bias or vested interests of a specific enterprise, sector, or region. As independent specialists in humanitarian needs analysis and assessment, we are not affiliated to the UN or any other organisation. This helps guarantee that the ACAPS analysis is objective and evidence-based.

Represented by Angeliki Nika, Alex Howes and Steve Penson.


The Complexity Science Hub (CSH) Covid-19 Control Strategies List (CCCSL) – in collaboration with the University of Veterinary Medicine Vienna – is an open-source dataset on government interventions implemented in response to Covid-19. As of today it covers 57 countries and ~10,000 interventions. Our primary goal was to assess the effectiveness of single interventions on the spread of Covid-19.

EOSCsecretariat.eu has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon Programme call H2020-INFRAEOSC-05-2018-2019, grant Agreement number 831644.

Represented by Amélie Desvars-Larrive.


The Oxford COVID-19 Government Response Tracker (OxCGRT) at the Blavatnik School of Government systematically collects information on several different common policy responses that governments have taken to respond to the pandemic on 18 indicators such as school closures and travel restrictions. It now has data from more than 180 countries.

Represented by Thomas Hale and Yuxi Zhang.


The Health Intervention Tracking for COVID-19 (HIT-COVID) is a curated and standardized global database that catalogues the implementation and relaxation of COVID-19 related PHSM (Public Health and Social Measures).

Represented by Sophia Zweig, Alex Zapf, Qulu Zheng,and Hanmeng Xu.

Oxford SuperTracker

The SuperTracker gives immediate access to existing policy trackers, vvv novel datasets and surveys. The tool allows users to search and identify vvv relevant information resources across policy areas, countries and data vvv types.

vvv Represented by Bernhard Ebbinghaus and Lukas Lehner.


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Luca Messerschmidt | Hochschule für Politik at the TU Munich
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CoronaNet is part of the PERISCOPE consortium, a project funded by the European Commission under the Horizon 2020 Research and Innovation programme (agreement no. 101016233)

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