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Coronavirus Pandemic (COVID-19)

  title={Coronavirus Pandemic (COVID-19)},
  author={M. Roser and Hannah Ritchie and E. Ortiz-Ospina and J. Hasell},
Big Five personality traits and COVID-19 precautionary behaviors among older adults in Europe
Objectives Taking precautions against COVID-19 is important among older adults who have a greater risk for severe illness if infected. We examined whether Big Five personality traits areExpand
Estimating SARS-CoV-2 infections from deaths, confirmed cases, tests, and random surveys
The extent to which reported COVID cases have underestimated true infection counts, which was large, especially in the first months of the pandemic, is estimated. Expand
Impact of the national test strategy on the development of the Covid-19 pandemic in Denmark
The effect of the Danish mass testing strategy throughout relevant stages of the Covid-19 pandemic was found not to have impact on the number of hospitalizations during the pandemic and a likely explanation for the lack of impact of mass testing on hospitalizations and infections is that the testing increases risk-behaviour of the tested persons. Expand
Prevalence of SARS-CoV-2 in urban and rural Ethiopia: Randomized household serosurveys reveal level of spread during the first wave of the pandemic
This population-based seroepidemiological study provides evidence of a slower spread of SARS-CoV-2 in the Ethiopian population during the first wave of the pandemic and does not appear to support the notion that lower case numbers were simply a reflection of limited testing and surveillance. Expand
Temporal Prediction Model of the Evolution of Confirmed Cases of the New Coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) in Brazil
A model of temporal prediction of the evolution of the number of confirmed cases of the new coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) in Brazil is presented, based on the analysis of the data source of the The authors' World in Data platform, and showed a good accuracy for short-term forecasts. Expand
A tale of three countries: How did Covid-19 lockdown impact happiness?
Since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic, many governments have implemented lockdown regulations to curb the spread of the virus. Though lockdowns do minimise the physical damage of the virus, thereExpand
Balancing Personal Privacy and Public Safety During COVID-19: The Case of South Korea
This article focuses on South Korea’s approaches to epidemiological investigations, and examines the usage patterns of original data, de-identification data, and encrypted data to evaluate the issues pertaining to personal privacy and public health. Expand
Social and Economic Impacts of the COVID19 and Policy Option in the Dominican Republic
The COVID-19 pandemic poses significant challenges for the Dominican Republic, including the loss of foreign exchange earnings due to the reduction of key activities such as tourism, the shutdown ofExpand
The COVID pandemic: socioeconomic and health disparities
Disadvantaged groups around the world have suffered and endured higher mortality during the current COVID19 pandemic. This contrast disparity suggests that socioeconomic and health-related factorsExpand
The COVID-19 pandemic: socioeconomic and health disparities
The findings suggest that the health consequence of the current pandemic is not just confined to indiscriminate impact of a viral infection but that these preventable effects are amplified based on preexisting health and socioeconomic inequalities. Expand