Projected health-care resource needs for an effective response to COVID-19 in 73 low-income and middle-income countries: a modelling study

Lancet Global Health
Nov 2020 Volume 8 Number 11 e1352-e1443
http://www.thelancet.com/journals/langlo/issue/current

 

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Projected health-care resource needs for an effective response to COVID-19 in 73 low-income and middle-income countries: a modelling study
Tessa Tan-Torres Edejer, et al.
Since WHO declared the COVID-19 pandemic a Public Health Emergency of International Concern, more than 20 million cases have been reported, as of Aug 24, 2020. This study aimed to identify what the additional health-care costs of a strategic preparedness and response plan (SPRP) would be if current transmission levels are maintained in a status quo scenario, or under scenarios where transmission is increased or decreased by 50%.