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  • publication . Preprint . 2021
    Open Access English
    Authors:
    Giffin, Andrew; Gong, Wenlong; Majumder, Suman; Rappold, Ana G.; Reich, Brian J.; Yang, Shu;

    Understanding the effects of interventions, such as restrictions on community and large group gatherings, is critical to controlling the spread of COVID-19. Susceptible-Infectious-Recovered (SIR) models are traditionally used to forecast the infection rates but do not p...

  • publication . Preprint . 2021
    Open Access English
    Authors:
    Acheampong, Edward; Okyere, Eric; Iddi, Samuel; Bonney, Joseph H. K.; Wattis, Jonathan A. D.; Gomes, Rachel L.;

    Comment: Submitted manuscript

  • publication . Preprint . 2021
    Open Access English
    Authors:
    Langsi, Raymond; Osuagwu, Uchechukwu Levi; Goson, Piwuna Christopher; Abu, Emmanuel Kwasi; Mashige, Khathutshelo Percy; Ekpenyong, Bernadine; Ovenseri-Ogbomo, Godwin O.; Chikasirimobi, Timothy G.; Miner, Chundung Asabe; Ishaya, Tanko; ...
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    Publisher: Preprints

    Mental health and emotional responses to the effects of COVID-19 lockdown in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) are of serious public health concern and may negatively affect the mental health status of people. Hence, this study assessed the prevalence of mental health symptoms a...

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  • publication . Article . 2020
    Open Access English
    Authors:
    Najmul Haider; Peregrine Rothman-Ostrow; Abdinasir Yusuf Osman; Liã Bárbara Arruda; Laura Macfarlane-Berry; Linzy Elton; Margaret J. Thomason; Dorothy Yeboah-Manu; Rashid Ansumana; Nathan Kapata; ...
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    Publisher: FRONTIERS MEDIA SA

    <jats:p>The World Health Organization defines a zoonosis as any infection naturally transmissible from vertebrate animals to humans. The pandemic of Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) caused by SARS-CoV-2 has been classified as a zoonotic disease, however, no animal reservo...

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  • publication . Article . 2020
    Open Access English
    Authors:
    Najmul Haider; Abdinasir Yusuf Osman; Audrey Gadzekpo; George O. Akipede; Danny Asogun; Rashid Ansumana; Richard J Lessells; Palwasha Khan; Muzamil Mahdi Abdel Hamid; Dorothy Yeboah-Manu; ...
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    <jats:p>Lockdown measures have been introduced worldwide to contain the transmission of COVID-19. However, the term ‘lockdown’ is not well-defined. Indeed, WHO’s reference to ‘so-called lockdown measures’ indicates the absence of a clear and universally accepted definit...

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  • publication . Preprint . 2020
    Open Access
    Authors:
    Augustina Sylverken; Philip El-Duah; Michael Owusu; Julia Schneider; Richmond Yeboah; Ayisi-Boateng Ayisi-Boateng; Richmond Gorman; Eric Adu; Alexander Kwarteng; Michael Frimpong; ...
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    Publisher: MDPI AG

    <jats:p>In regions lacking genomic data, analysis of sequences from the early stages of an outbreak can provide important insights into the diversity of pathogens present. Following the detection of the first imported case of COVID-19 in the Northern sector of Ghana on ...

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  • publication . Preprint . 2020
    Open Access English
    Authors:
    Courage Kosi Setsoafia Saba; Joseph Nzeh; Francis Addy; Akosua B. Karikari;
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    Publisher: Preprints

    <jats:p>Africa is gradually becoming an epicentre for the COVID-19 pandemic. From the current trends of the disease, Africa might be the last hardest hit continent. While scientific investigations are ongoing to develop effective management through medications and vacci...

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  • publication . Preprint . 2020
    Open Access English
    Authors:
    Marivate, Vukosi; Moodley, Avashlin; Saba, Athandiwe;

    Social Media can be used to extract discussion topics during a disaster. With the COVID-19 pandemic impact on South Africa, we need to understand how the law and regulation promulgated by the government in response to the pandemic contrasts with discussion topics social...

  • publication . Preprint . 2020
    Open Access
    Authors:
    Adeleye O. Adeshakin; Oluwamuyiwa Ayanshina; Lukman O. Afolabi; Funmilayo O. Adeshakin; Ganiyu O. Alli-Balogun; Samuel Essien-Baidoo; Xiaochun Wan;
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    Publisher: MDPI AG

    <jats:p>There is a global rise in the emergence of infectious diseases and the enigmatic coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) being the most recent one. It is ravaging the world with little understanding of its etiology and factors affecting its transmission dynamics. Me...

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  • publication . Preprint . 2020
    Open Access English
    Authors:
    Courage Kosi Setsoafia Saba;
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    <jats:p>Governments all over the world are currently grappling with the COVID-19 pandemic. While some countries were very hard hit, others were only mildly hit but all are still taking measures to mitigate the consequences. The virus emerged in December 2019 in Wuhan, C...

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