publication . Article . 2020

Impact of the Inflow Population From Outbreak Areas on the COVID-19 Epidemic in Yunnan Province and the Recommended Control Measures: A Preliminary Study

Zhong Sun; Guozhong He; Ninghao Huang; Ninghao Huang; Hongyu Chen; Shuwei Zhang; Zizhao Zhao; Yao Zhao; Guang Yang; Songwang Yang; ...
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  • Published: 01 Dec 2020 Journal: Frontiers in Public Health, volume 8 (issn: 2296-2565, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Frontiers Media S.A.
Abstract
Background: COVID-19 developed into a global pandemic in 2020 and poses challenges regarding the prevention and control capabilities of countries. A large number of inbound travelers from other regions could lead to a renewed outbreak of COVID-19 in the local regions. Globally, as a result of the imbalance in the control of the epidemic, all countries are facing the risk of a renewed COVID-19 outbreak brought about by travelers from epidemic areas. Therefore, studies on a proper management of the inbound travelers are urgent.Methods: We collected a total of 4,733,414 inbound travelers and 174 COVID-19 diagnosed patients in Yunnan province from 21 January 2020 to...
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free text keywords: COVID-19, control measures, epidemic area, resettlement, inbound travelers, Public Health, Original Research, Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health, lcsh:Public aspects of medicine, lcsh:RA1-1270, Outbreak, 2019-20 coronavirus outbreak, Population, education.field_of_study, education, Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), Pandemic, Environmental health, Statistical analysis, Geography, Transmission (mechanics), law.invention, law, Preliminary analysis
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