Limiting the spread of COVID-19 in Africa: one size mitigation strategies do not fit all countries

Author/s
Mehtar S.,
Preiser W.,
Lakhe N.A.,
Bousso A.,
TamFum J.-J.M.,
Kallay O.,
Seydi M.,
Zumla A.,
Nachega J.B.
Year
Language
English
Document Type
Note
Source Title
The Lancet Global Health
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd

Description

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Index Keywords

Africa; aged; asymptomatic infection; BCG vaccination; case fatality rate; contact examination; coronavirus disease 2019; cross reaction; crowding (area); Democratic Republic Congo; diabetes mellitus; disease surveillance; disease transmission; epidemic; family income; financial management; flu like syndrome; government; hand washing; human; Human immunodeficiency virus infection; hypertension; low income country; masking; mortality rate; Note; prevalence; priority journal; quarantine; reverse transcription polymerase chain reaction; risk evaluation and mitigation strategy; Senegal; travel; tuberculosis; virus transmission; Africa; Coronavirus infection; pandemic; virus pneumonia; Africa; Coronavirus Infections; Humans; Pandemics; Pneumonia, Viral