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The impact of preparedness in defying COVID-19 pandemic expectations in the Lowe Mekong Region: A case study

Abstract:

Dire COVID-19 expectations in the Lower Mekong Region (LMR) can be understood as Cambodia, the Lao PDR, Myanmar, Thailand, and Vietnam have stared down a succession of emerging infectious disease (EID) threats from neighboring China. Predictions that the LMR would be overwhelmed by a coming COVID-19 tsunami were felt well before the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic had been declared. And yet, the LMR, excepting Myanmar, has proved surprisingly resilient in keeping COVID-19 contained to mostly ...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.4269/ajtmh.20-1499

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
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Author
ORCID:
0000-0002-6056-4156
Publisher:
American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene
Journal:
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Volume:
104
Issue:
4
Pages:
1519-1525
Publication date:
2021-01-28
Acceptance date:
2021-01-06
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EISSN:
1476-1645
ISSN:
0002-9637
Pmid:
33534744
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
1163165
Local pid:
pubs:1163165
Deposit date:
2021-06-23

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