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Year : 2021  |  Volume : 14  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 14-20

Public health action for controlling COVID-19 pandemic in India: Way forward


Department of Community Medicine, AIIMS, Nagpur, Maharashtra, India

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Arvind Singh Kushwaha
Department of Community Medicine, AIIMS, Nagpur, Maharashtra
India
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DOI: 10.4103/mjdrdypu.mjdrdypu_575_20

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The ongoing Covid-19 pandemic has not only crippled the already overburdened public health system of India, but also adversely affected its economy. Due to gross difference in pandemic stage, geographical variation and socio-demographic diversity in different parts of India, a 'fit-for-all' strategy will not be suitable for managing ongoing pandemic. It necessitates the rationale to develop a decentralized district or city specific action plan. This article brings forth how strategies could be modified based on disease load in different parts of the country.


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