Mitigation of the COVID-19 epidemic

John, T Jacob (2020) Mitigation of the COVID-19 epidemic. i wonder.... pp. 65-68. ISSN 2582-1636

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What does ‘mitigation’ mean? At what stage of an epidemic does it become essential? How do we use the principles of mitigation to combat a new disease? Why does physical distancing and the use of masks help? How do we minimise the risk of infection in those most vulnerable to severe forms of the disease?

Item Type: Articles in APF Magazines
Authors: John, T Jacob
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Uncontrolled Keywords: COVID-19, SARS-CoV-2 virus, Infection, Pandemic, infectious disease, Infectious, Mitigation, Epidemiologists, Physical distancing
Subjects: Technology > Medicine & health > Promotion of health
Divisions: Azim Premji University > University Publications > i wonder...
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