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COVID-19 Response in Latin America

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dc.contributor.author Garcia, P.J.
dc.contributor.author Alarcón, A.
dc.contributor.author Bayer, A.
dc.contributor.author Buss, P.
dc.contributor.author Guerra, G.
dc.contributor.author Ribeiro, H.
dc.contributor.author Rojas, K.
dc.contributor.author Saenz, R.
dc.contributor.author de Snyder, N.S.
dc.contributor.author Solimano, G.
dc.contributor.author Torres, R.
dc.contributor.author Tobar, S.
dc.contributor.author Tuesca, R.
dc.contributor.author Vargas, G.
dc.contributor.author Atun, R.
dc.date.accessioned 2020-12-14T16:06:24Z
dc.date.available 2020-12-14T16:06:24Z
dc.date.issued 2020
dc.identifier.uri https://hdl.handle.net/20.500.12866/8713
dc.description.abstract Effective management of a pandemic due to a respiratory virus requires public health capacity for a coordinated response for mandatory restrictions, large-scale testing to identify infected individuals, capacity to isolate infected cases and track and test contacts, and health services for those infected who require hospitalization. Because of contextual and socioeconomic factors, it has been hard for Latin America to confront this epidemic. In this article, we discuss the context and the initial responses of eight selected Latin American countries, including similarities and differences in public health, economic, and fiscal measures, and provide reflections on what worked and what did not work and what to expect moving forward. en_US
dc.language.iso eng
dc.publisher American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene
dc.relation.ispartof urn:issn:1476-1645
dc.rights info:eu-repo/semantics/restrictedAccess
dc.rights.uri https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/deed.es
dc.subject UNAVAILABLE en_US
dc.title COVID-19 Response in Latin America en_US
dc.type info:eu-repo/semantics/article
dc.identifier.doi https://doi.org/10.4269/ajtmh.20-0765
dc.subject.ocde https://purl.org/pe-repo/ocde/ford#3.03.06 es_PE
dc.subject.ocde https://purl.org/pe-repo/ocde/ford#3.03.06


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