Underreporting of Cases During the COVID-19 Pandemic: A Worrying Warning for Africa
Marcos Roberto Tovani-Palone 1 * , Federico Garoli 2, Pritik A Shah 3, Manar Ahmed Kamal 4, Faisal A Nawaz 5
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1 Ribeirão Preto Medical School, University of São Paulo, Ribeirão Preto, BRAZIL
2 Department of Biomedical Sciences, Humanitas University, Milan, ITALY
3 Bangalore Medical College and Research Institute, Bangalore, Karnataka, INDIA
4 Faculty of Medicine, Benha University, Benha, EGYPT
5 College of Medicine, Mohammed Bin Rashid University of Medicine and Health Sciences, Dubai, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES
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Abstract

In this manuscript, we discuss the current epidemiological scenario of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in Africa, its implications, as well as propose recommendations.

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https://doi.org/10.30935/jconseph/11467

J CONTEMP STUD EPIDEMIOL PUBLIC HEALTH, 2022 - Volume 3 Issue 1, Article No: ep22001

Publication date: 03 Jan 2022

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