The impact of anti-epidemic measures against coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) on the seasonal influenza epidemic

Tatyana N. Ilyicheva, Vadim N. Gureyev

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Abstract

To the Editor: A new type of coronavirus—severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 causing coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) emerged in 2019.[1] On March 11, 2020, World Health Organization (WHO) Director-General declared that the outbreak can be characterized as a pandemic.[2] According to the WHO,[3] on March 18, 2020, the number of laboratory-confirmed cases of COVID-19 was over 200 thousands worldwide. In some countries, unprecedented anti-epidemic measures have been carried out to stop the spread of infection.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)879-880
Number of pages2
JournalChinese medical journal
Volume134
Issue number7
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 11 Jan 2021

Keywords

  • COVID-19/prevention & control
  • Communicable Disease Control
  • Epidemics
  • Humans
  • Influenza, Human/epidemiology
  • Seasons

OECD FOS+WOS

  • 3.02.PY MEDICINE, GENERAL & INTERNAL

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