Epidemic to Endemic or Pandemic Infectious Diseases: Commonalities and Distinctions between Malaria, Ebola and COVID19
AuthorsMoormann, Ann M.
UMass Chan AffiliationsDivision of Infectious Diseases and Immunology, Department of Medicine
Analytical, Diagnostic and Therapeutic Techniques and Equipment
Immunology and Infectious Disease
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AbstractThis presentation provides an overview of epidemics by discussing malaria, Ebola and COVID-19: definition of terms; examples of diseases, transmission and health impact; diagnostics versus presumptive diagnosis –how to make strategic decisions with limited resources and specific context; how strategies are modified by what we learn -- how fast can we adapt; control, elimination, eradication -- modeling the end game.
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Presented at the online PEER Liberia COVID-19 Seminar on April 2, 2020.
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