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COVID-19: Containment

The rapid spread of COVID-19 has prompted containment measures across continents to respond to this urgent crisis. National health care systems, and city/local health care resources have been stretched to the limits. Hospitals and clinics have had to protect their workers on the front-line. Government policies have restricted movement and to varying levels of degree enforced or advised social distancing measures. These stories highlight how communities are containing the virus, stopping or reducing its spread, and how these responses are effectively reworking distribution systems and re-strategizing emergency preparedness.

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  • Emergency Preparedness System
  • Communications and Information Management
  • Protecting Frontline Workers
  • Social Distancing
  • Distribution of Testing
  • Restriction of Movement
  • Manufacturing and Distribution of Containment Supplies
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