Addressing the Challenges of Containing Covid-19 Spread in a Rural, Poor Area in India: A Case Study

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Madelon L. Finkel
Biswajit Paul
Rita Isaac
David Weller

Abstract

The rapid spread of COVID-19 in 2020 has illustrated how transmissible, virulent, and unpredictable this novel coronavirus is. As of mid-December 2020, over 73.6 million cases have been recorded, with 1.64 million deaths attributed to the disease. This most probably is an underestimate given that testing has been spotty and that an unknown number of asymptomatic individuals are not counted in the statistics. Also, the difference between reported confirmed cases and deaths varies by country, with Low- and Middle-Income Countries (LMICs) bearing the highest burden [1].

Keywords:
Covid-19, knowledge, education, rural empowerment.

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Finkel, M. L., Paul, B., Isaac, R., & Weller, D. (2021). Addressing the Challenges of Containing Covid-19 Spread in a Rural, Poor Area in India: A Case Study. Asian Journal of Medicine and Health, 18(11), 167-170. https://doi.org/10.9734/ajmah/2020/v18i1130278
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