Risk assessment of global COVID-19 imported cases into China

目的: 评估全球新型冠状病毒肺炎(COVID-19)疫情对我国的输入风险。 方法: 基于收集的疫情数据(各国家每日累计确诊病例数、境外输入病例累计确诊病例数)、人口学数据(各国人口密度、人口数)、旅客潜在来源群体信息(华侨华人常住人口数、在外中国留学生数、海外务工人员数、来华留学生数、航班旅客数估计)和全球健康安全指数(GHS)等信息,进行近期(2月1日-4月25日)和未来(4月26日-)风险分析及预测,构建输入风险得分。 结果: 各国境外输入病例数、累计确诊数、罹患率、华侨华人数、境外留学生数、来华留学生数、航班乘客数和GHS变量间有较强的正相关性。近期风险分析中,俄罗斯输入病例明显较高,英国、美国、法国、西班牙次之。在未来风险预测中,通过各国罹患率指数和平均每日入境乘客数估计值两项信息,评估美国、新加坡等44个国家为未来潜在高风险国家。 结论: 通过COVID-19疫情各国家输入风险评估,可以识别近期及未来的高风险区域,为加强疫情防控,为最终战胜疫情提高帮助。.Objective: To assess the risk of COVID-19 foreign imports cases to China.

The psychological impacts of quarantine on international students' life satisfaction in Russia during coronavirus COVID-19

As coronavirus quarantine period is increasing, concerns are growing about its possible impact on international migrants and students. The article discusses the basics of quarantine concept and its impact during COVID-19 pandemic. The purpose of study is to develop scale to determine relationship between such factors as financial stability, living condition, educational condition, social life and physiological reactions with psychological stability and life satisfaction of international students in Russia. The focus is done on international students of Russian universities.

Clinical characteristics of 77 COVID-19 cases imported from abroad [77例境外输入性COVID-19病例临床特点分析]

Objective: To investigate the clinical characteristics of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) imported from abroad in Pudong Hospital Affiliated to Fudan University so as to provide evidence for epidemic prevention and control of COVID-19. Methods: We extracted data regarding 77 patients with laboratory-confirmed COVID-19 in Pudong Hospital from Mar 14 to Jul 3, 2020.We then collected and analyzed their epidemic history, blood routine, C-reactive protein (CRP) and chest CT.

Digitalization of social contacts among university students in Russia during Covid-19 [ЦИФРОВИЗаЦИЯ СОЦИаЛьНЫХ кОНТакТОВ СРЕдИ СТУдЕНЧЕСкОЙ МОЛОдЕЖИ В РОССИИ ВО ВРЕМЯ ПаНдЕМИИ кОРОНаВИРУСа]

Introduction of digital technologies affects different aspects of social life and leads to a gradual shift to digital society. Lockdown measures restricting social contacts to prevent the spread of COVID19 boosted digital interactions, and these changes primarily concern the youth. The data of the Covid19 International Student Wellbeing Study suggest that digital format enabled students to interact with each other during selfisolation. Penetration of digital technologies into life intensified intergenerational, interpersonal and common social interactions.

At-home activities and subjective well-being of foreign college students in thailand during the covid-19 pandemic outbreak

Sirindhorn International Institute of Technology (SIIT) is an international institute of Thammasat University (TU), located in Pathum Thani, Thailand. The courses are offered in English, and many foreign students are studying at SIIT-TU. The classes have been suspended since 16 March 2020 to slow down the COVID-19 disease spread, and the students are suggested to study online at home. The present study intends to understand the at-home activities and well-being of foreign students.

Evaluation of Factors Associated with Anxiety and Depression in Chinese Visiting Scholars in the United States during the COVID-19 Pandemic Assessed by Online Questionnaires

Background: This study aimed to use online questionnaires to evaluate the factors associated with anxiety and depression in Chinese visiting scholars in the United States during the COVID-19 pandemic. Material/Methods: Using a cross-sectional design, 311 Chinese scholars visiting 41 states in the United States were interviewed on 20 and 21 April 2020 through WeChat using the Patient Health Questionnaire-9 (PHQ-9) and the Generalized Anxiety Disorder-7 (GAD-7) questionnaire.

Implications for border containment strategies when COVID-19 presents atypically

Objectives: For a large part of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic, Singapore had managed to keep local cases in the single digits daily, with decisive measures. Yet, we saw this critical time point when the imported cases surged through our borders. The gaps which we can and have efficiently closed, using a public health approach and global border containment strategies, are aptly illustrated through this case.

The new economy pillar for coastal countries along the B&R under COVID-19 impact: Explore new overseas talent cultivating model from study-abroad-through-chinese-program (sacps) in thailand

Thailand is an important coastal country that highly relies on marine economy and coastal tourism industry. In recent years, marine fisheries has been damaged due to resources over exploiting. Meanwhile, the coastal tourism industry has stagnated due to the impact of the COVID-19. Therefore, to find new economic growth points become the urgent task for Thailand and other coastal countries along with the B&R. Education trade has been rising with the trend of globalization.

Linguistic mobility as representative of Class Configuration: COVID-induced changes

The current study evaluates the effectiveness of linguistic mobility in times of crises, with increased access to useful information as in the case of the present Covid pandemic that has hit the entire world. In the recent years, a new linguistic class has arisen in Saudi Arabia, a class of proficient users of English who are more like L2 users than foreign users. This class prefers English for its social media interactions, and our hypothesis is that they have access to better, more diverse and meaningful information on social media.