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“Sharing relevant research data and findings: The Science Journals are signatories to the 2016 Statement on Data Sharing in Public Health Emergencies. The statement has been updated to address the 2019-nCoV outbreak. The update reaffirms the principles of rapid access to research data and papers relevant to the outbreak. Details can be found here: https://wellcome.ac.uk/press-release/sharing-research-data-and-findings-relevant-novel-coronavirus-ncov-outbreak.

Adapting our processes: In line with scientific recommendations, all editorial and operational staff of AAAS and the Science Journals are working from home during the COVID-19 pandemic. We could be working remotely for an extended period and we ask for your patience if this causes processing delays. We know that the outbreak is similarly impacting many of you – our authors, reviewers and readers. We all need to be flexible and patient during this difficult time. We thank you for your understanding. If you need help during the submission process, please email submit_help@aaas.org. Please read our Editor’s Blog (https://blogs.sciencemag.org/editors-blog/) to learn more about our response to this continually evolving crisis….”