Volume 8, Issue 2, April 2020, Page: 41-46
Strategic Analysis of COVID-19 Response Measures and Psychological Intervention in China
Ying Wu, Department of Nursing, The First Affiliated Hospital of Jinan University, Guangzhou, China
Bin Pan, Department of Urology, The First Affiliated Hospital of Jinan University, Guangzhou, China
Yutong Li, Department of Urology, The First Affiliated Hospital of Jinan University, Guangzhou, China
Jinai He, Department of Nursing, The First Affiliated Hospital of Jinan University, Guangzhou, China
Guohua Huang, Department of Nursing, The First Affiliated Hospital of Jinan University, Guangzhou, China
Qiufeng Li, Department of Nursing, The First Affiliated Hospital of Jinan University, Guangzhou, China
Received: Mar. 31, 2020;       Accepted: Apr. 13, 2020;       Published: Apr. 23, 2020
DOI: 10.11648/j.ajbls.20200802.13      View  377      Downloads  288
Abstract
At the end of 2019, an ongoing outbreak of novel Corona Virus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) was first found in Wuhan, China with a sign of person-to-person transmission and city-to-city transmission, and has spread globally. At present, the COVID-19 mortality rate in China is 2.3%, while the SARS was 9.6% and the MERS was 34.4%, reported by WHO. China improved the surveillance network when the outbreak occurred and the labs promptly identified and shared the coronavirus genome that has served greatly to effective epidemic control. Given the fact that the number of infections in China is gradually declining while that outside of China keeps rising, more comprehensive information about the features, origin, epidemiology, clinical spectrum of COVID-19 is to be identified by further studies. The analysis of Chinese WHO-affirmed effective prevention and control strategies will help China and the rest of the world better contain this outbreak and end it as soon as possible. At present, effective prevention measures for COVID-19 include isolating the infectious agents, curbing the route of transmission, conducting health education to citizens, making fewer trips outside, washing hands frequently, wearing masks, protecting eyes, showing more understanding and consolation to patients, especially to elderly patients, providing mental support for medical staff and employing y psychological intervention timely.
Keywords
COVID-19, Symptom, Transmission, Quarantine, Health Education, Psychological Crisis Intervention
To cite this article
Ying Wu, Bin Pan, Yutong Li, Jinai He, Guohua Huang, Qiufeng Li, Strategic Analysis of COVID-19 Response Measures and Psychological Intervention in China, American Journal of Biomedical and Life Sciences. Vol. 8, No. 2, 2020, pp. 41-46. doi: 10.11648/j.ajbls.20200802.13
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