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Coronavirus Disease 2019 Pandemic: Expectations from the Public Health Authorities and Other Stakeholders

Rasdita Nurhidayati

Keywords : COVID-19 pandemic, Preparedness, World Health Organization

Citation Information : Nurhidayati R. Coronavirus Disease 2019 Pandemic: Expectations from the Public Health Authorities and Other Stakeholders. 2023; 6 (3):67-68.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10082-03194

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 06-07-2023

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2023; The Author(s).


The coronavirus disease-2019 (COVID-19) outbreak has been declared a Public Health Emergency of International Concern, with a very high risk of global transmission depending on the changing dynamics of the distribution of the disease. Considering the rapid pace of the international spread of the novel infection and the kind of public health threat-cum-impact that the disease has imposed, the World Health Organization declared the ongoing outbreak a pandemic. The need of the hour is to institute early and effective measures, which will help the nations to interrupt the transmission as well as save human lives and reduce anxiety among the general population. To conclude, the COVID-19 pandemic has overwhelmed the health sector and also created a sense of fear among all the public health authorities and thus it is the responsibility of all the stakeholders, including the general population to strictly adhere to the recommendations proposed by the national governments in the battle against this novel infection.

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