Journal article

A way to track governments' response and people's mobility changes in response to COVID-19 pandemic.

Dongshan Zhu, Shiva Raj Mishra, Salim S Virani

Journal of Global Health | Published : 2020

Abstract

Social-control measures, medications and a vaccine are key weapons against the pandemic [1]. Before specific medications and vaccines are proven to be effective and can be used worldwide, physical distancing measures are still highly relevant in the fight against COVID-19 [2,3]. Governments around the globe have been taking a wide range of physical distancing measures in response to the CO- VID-19 outbreak, such as school closure, workplace closure, cancellations of mass gatherings and stay at home orders. However, it's hard to compare the measures implemented in different countries directly. First, a same measure might be implemented in different countries with different degree and intensit..

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