Effectiveness of public health measures in reducing the incidence of covid-19, SARS-CoV-2 transmission, and covid-19 mortality: systematic review and meta-analysis

  title={Effectiveness of public health measures in reducing the incidence of covid-19, SARS-CoV-2 transmission, and covid-19 mortality: systematic review and meta-analysis},
  author={Stella Talic and Shivangi Shah and Holly Wild and Danijela Gasevic and Ashika D. Maharaj and Zanfina Ademi and Xue Li and Wei Xu and Ines Mesa-Eguiagaray and Jasmin Rostron and Evropi Theodoratou and Xiaomeng Zhang and Ashmika Motee and Danny Liew and Dragan Ili{\'c}},
  journal={The BMJ},
Abstract Objective To review the evidence on the effectiveness of public health measures in reducing the incidence of covid-19, SARS-CoV-2 transmission, and covid-19 mortality. Design Systematic review and meta-analysis. Data sources Medline, Embase, CINAHL, Biosis, Joanna Briggs, Global Health, and World Health Organization COVID-19 database (preprints). Eligibility criteria for study selection Observational and interventional studies that assessed the effectiveness of public health measures… 

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