Testing and Lockdown; how much & to what extent? - An epidemiological dilemma

Published

2020-04-20

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.47203/IJCH.2020.v32i02SUPP.009

Keywords:

Lock Down, Testing Strategy, COVID-19, Community Transmission

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  • Forhad Akhtar Zaman Sikkim Manipal Institute of Medical Sciences, Gangtok, Sikkim
  • Rashmi Kundapur K.S.Hegde Medical Academy, Nitte University, Mangalore

Abstract

Testing and lockdown is the strategy planned to work on reducing the COVID-19 death. there are different views of community transmission and testing strategy. The views of lockdown also have various idea and scenarios which is thought for Pandemic like COVID-19.

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Zaman FA, Kundapur R. Testing and Lockdown; how much & to what extent? - An epidemiological dilemma. Indian J Community Health [Internet]. 2020 Apr. 20 [cited 2022 Dec. 3];32(2 (Supp):228-30. Available from: https://iapsmupuk.org/journal/index.php/IJCH/article/view/1446

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References

COVID-19 testing strategy as revised on 9th April 2020 available in https://icmr.nic.in/content/covid-19 downloaded on 10th April 2020

Laboratory testing recommendation for COVID 19 available in https://apps.who.int/iris/bitstream/handle/10665/331509/WHO-COVID-19-lab_testing-2020.1-eng.pdf downloaded on 7th April 2020

What is heard immunity and how can we achieve it? Available in https://www.jhsph.edu/covid-19/articles/achieving-herd-immunity-with-covid19.html downloaded on 7th April 2020

Corona virus lockdown II. How serious could the impact be on Indian economy and GDP? Available in https://www.businesstoday.in/current/economy-politics/coronavirus-lockdown-serious-impact-on-indian-economy-gdp-high-unemployment-covid-19-economic-growth/story/399444.html downloaded on 7th April 2020

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