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Coronavirus Disease in Pakistan: Response and Challenges from Prevention to Care

Syeda Ghadeer Zehra Naqvi
MBBS Jinnah Sindh Medical University Karachi
Kainat Fatima
MBBS Jinnah Sindh Medical University Karachi
Kanwal Jamal
MBBS House officer at Department of Thoracic Surgery Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre Karachi 0332-2231646
Muhammad Waqaruddin Sheroze
MBBS Research Assistant Deaprtment of Orthopaedics Unit-1 Abbasi Shaheed Hospital Karachi

Abstract

Immensely contagious Coronavirus disease was imported in Pakistan and became health emergency concern in no time. Pakistan, being a resource limited nation has encountered worst transmission dynamics and received public, social, economic challenges. Pakistani officials responded sufficiently to outbreak. However, community transmission became an emergent threat and proportion of mortalities became exponential.  Hence, Pakistan was scantily prepared to respond to an overhanging hazardous outbreak. This study comment on response of Pakistani government to Coronavirus disease, sheds light on challenges faced during the Covid-19 pandemic and concluded by highlighting concept of preparedness and providing some recommendations.

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Naqvi, S. G. Z., Fatima, K., Jamal, K., & Sheroze, M. W. (2020). Coronavirus Disease in Pakistan: Response and Challenges from Prevention to Care. Journal of Medical Research and Health Sciences, 3(9), 1090-1094. https://doi.org/10.15520/jmrhs.v3i9.247
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