COVID-19 in Germany and China: mitigation versus elimination strategy

@article{Lu2021COVID19IG,
  title={COVID-19 in Germany and China: mitigation versus elimination strategy},
  author={Guangyu Lu and Oliver Razum and Albrecht Jahn and Yuying Zhang and Brett Sutton and Devi Sridhar and Koya Ariyoshi and Lorenz von Seidlein and Olaf M{\"u}ller},
  journal={Global Health Action},
  year={2021},
  volume={14}
}
ABSTRACT Background: The COVID-19 pandemic shows variable dynamics in WHO Regions, with lowest disease burden in the Western-Pacific Region. While China has been able to rapidly eliminate transmission of SARS-CoV-2, Germany – as well as most of Europe and the Americas – is struggling with high numbers of cases and deaths. Objective: We analyse COVID-19 epidemiology and control strategies in China and in Germany, two countries which have chosen profoundly different approaches to deal with the… 
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