The Need for the Right Socio-Economic and Cultural Fit in the COVID-19 Response in Sub-Saharan Africa: Examining Demographic, Economic Political, Health, and Socio-Cultural Differentials in COVID-19 Morbidity and Mortality
- Economics, Political ScienceInternational journal of environmental research and public health
The COVI-19 response needs to adhere to the well-established ‘do no harm’ principle to prevent further damage or suffering as a result of the pandemic and examined through local lenses to inform peace-building initiatives that may yield long-term gains in the post-COVID-19 recovery efforts.
Respiratory Illness in Civilians During War and After Natural Disasters
- Medicine, Political Science
Health crises may be defined as the occurrence of morbidity and mortality in excess of secular trends, because of natural or man-made disasters, due to armed conflict, population displacement, or a combination of both.
Vaccination of Ukrainian Refugees: Need for Urgent Action.
- Medicine, Political ScienceClinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America
The potential epidemiological risks associated with the war-induced influx of refugees (COVID-19, measles, pertussis, tetanus, and poliomyelitis) are discussed and the need for their swift management is highlighted through educational campaigns, counteracting anti-science misinformation and pursuing vaccinations of refugees.
Public health concerns over polio in war‐torn Ukraine and nearby regions: Four lessons and a warning from the history of epidemics
- Medicine, Political ScienceJournal of medical virology
As of March 2022, an armed conflict has been unfolding in Ukraine amidst the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. History teaches that infection mortality rises significantly during and after armed conflicts.…
“The West Knows Best”: Unintended Consequences of Western Aid During the West African and Democratic Republic of the Congo Ebola Epidemics
- Political Science
A Review of the Environmental Trigger and Transmission Components for Prediction of Cholera
- MedicineTropical medicine and infectious disease
Climate variables influence the occurrence, growth, and distribution of Vibrio cholerae in the aquatic environment. Together with socio-economic factors, these variables affect the incidence and…
Fungal resistance on photocatalytic ceramic surfaces: The ultimate role of the metal in the Ag@TiO2 photocatalyst under dark and light conditions
- Materials ScienceMaterials Science in Photocatalysis
Perceptions of ebola virus disease among the bambuti hunter group: a mixed-methods study
- Environmental SciencePathogens and global health
Findings point to a particular vulnerability of the Bambuti to the effects of EVD, attributable at least in part to multidimensional poverty.
Tropicality and the Choc en Retour of Covid-19 and Climate Change
- Environmental Science
This article reads ‘pandemic, plague, pestilence and the tropics’ through Covid-19, climate change and the discourse of tropicality. It asks: What happens, as …
COVID-19: observations for contemporary strategists
ABSTRACT This article offers strategic observations about the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. It assesses whether the disease outbreak represents an intelligence failure. It describes how the global…