Disease in Conflict: UCI-led study found COVID-19 exacerbated link between global conflict and existing respiratory illnesses
- September 15, 2022
- Daniel Parker, public health and CPIP, International Journal of Infectious Diseases, September 2022
PhD student and corresponding author Maia Tarnas and faculty mentor Daniel Parker, PhD, assistant professor, examined disease trends and potential impacts of COVID-19 in northern Syria, underscores the need for enhanced infectious disease surveillance in areas facing humanitarian crisis to reduce the global spread of disease. Learn more.
Maia C. Tarnas, Angel N. Desai, Daniel M. Parker, Naser Almhawish, Omar Zakieh, Diana Rayes, Molly Whalen-Browne, Aula Abbara. 2022. “Syndromic surveillance of respiratory infections during protracted conflict: experiences from northern Syria 2016-2021,” International Journal of Infectious Diseases 122: 337-344. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijid.2022.06.003.
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