Acta Scientific Neurology (ASNE) (ISSN: 2582-1121)

Review Article Volume 6 Issue 6

Exploring the Early Barriers to Disease Control for COVID-19 in China

Frenki Gjika, MPH* and Emily Fehderau, MPH

University of Edinburgh, United Kingdom

*Corresponding Author: Frenki Gjika, MPH, University of Edinburgh, United Kingdom.

Received: March 19, 2023; Published: May 05, 2023


Barriers to communicable disease control are widespread and varying throughout the world. The COVID-19 pandemic has made poignant the need to understand and correct existing and emerging barriers to suppressing the spread infectious diseases. This paper describes the barriers faced by China and its surrounding countries that led to the global public health crisis. Critically appraising barriers on the levels of agent, case, population and system informs where public health efforts failed and how they may be rectified. As countries continue to grapple with the effects of the virus’ spread, evaluating barriers faced early in the outbreak provide lessons for ongoing optimization of control measures for novel infectious agents.

Keywords: Early Barriers; Disease Control; COVID-19


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Citation: Frenki Gjika and Emily Fehderau. “Exploring the Early Barriers to Disease Control for COVID-19 in China" Acta Scientific Neurology 6.6 (2023): 08-12.


Copyright: © 2023 Frenki Gjika and Emily Fehderau. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.


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