COVID-19

The Lancet: Physical distancing, face masks, and eye protection to prevent person-to-person transmission of SARS-CoV-2 and COVID-19: a systematic review and meta-analysis

by globalhealth on Jun 3, 2020 in COVID-19, Dashboard and online resources
“The findings of this systematic review and meta-analysis support physical distancing of 1 m or more and provide quantitative estimates for models and contact tracing to inform policy. Optimum use of face masks, respirators, and eye protection in public and health-care settings should be informed by these findings...

New WHO estimates 7th May

by globalhealth on May 28, 2020 in COVID-19, Our LMIC's Resources for COVID19
“Up to 190 000 people could die of COVID-19 in Africa if not controlled” The new estimates are based on modifying the risk of transmission and disease severity by variables specific to each country in order to adjust for the unique nature of the region. The model predicts the observed slower rate of...

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