Does One Size Fit All? Realistic Alternatives for COVID-19 Response in Low-Income Countries.

Social distancing including lockdowns, rapid deployment of effective test-and-trace protocols followed by quarantine, the ability to properly self-isolate, effective protection of hospital staff from infection with appropriate PPE, and upscaled hospital care – many of these interventions cannot be implemented in the time frame required, or carry consequences so significant that they are socio-politically unacceptable.

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Center for Global Development


Amanda Glassman, Kalipso Chalkidou and Richard Sullivan
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