Can self-imposed prevention measures mitigate the COVID-19 epidemic?


Autoři: Lei Zhang aff001;  Yusha Tao aff001;  Mingwang Shen aff001;  Christopher K. Fairley aff001;  Yuming Guo aff005
Působiště autorů: China-Australia Joint Research Center for Infectious Diseases, School of Public Health, Xi’an Jiaotong University Health Science Center, Xi’an, Shaanxi, PR China aff001;  Melbourne Sexual Health Centre, Alfred Health, Melbourne, Australia aff002;  Central Clinical School, Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences, Monash University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia aff003;  Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, College of Public Health, Zhengzhou University, Zhengzhou, Henan, China aff004;  Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia aff005
Vyšlo v časopise: Can self-imposed prevention measures mitigate the COVID-19 epidemic?. PLoS Med 17(7): e32767. doi:10.1371/journal.pmed.1003240
Kategorie: Perspective
doi: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1003240

Souhrn

Yuming Guo and colleagues discuss the research by Teslya et al that highlights the importance of personal preventative measures in avoiding a second wave of the COVID-19 epidemic.

Klíčová slova:

Economic impact analysis – Geriatrics – Health economics – Health education and awareness – Respiratory infections – SARS – Social epidemiology – Social media


Zdroje

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