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Management of COVID-19 Outbreak in Argentina: The Beginning
Nicolas Alejandro Gemelli
Acceso Abierto
Public Health
Public Health Surveillance
The aim of this study was to analyze the impact coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) had in Argentinaduring its initial stage, identify the measures taken to try to mitigate its impact, and briefly compare it with the influenza A H1N1 pandemic in 2009. This is a descriptive study. Pandemics constitute a seri-ous problem to global health with a major impact on the affected countries’populations. The recentCOVID-19 outbreak represents one of the most important viral pandemics lately. It reached Argentina 64 days after the first case was identified in China. Since then, several measures were takenby the Argentinian government to try to mitigate its impact in this initial stage. An updated report of thecurrent situation and itsmanagement indifferent countriesisof vitalimportanceregardingglobalhealthissues and may serve for feedback and decision-making.
Disaster Medicine and Public Health Preparedness
Epidemia COVID-19
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