Preparedness and Response within Individual G7 Countries for COVID-19: Was there a Failure, in Spite of U. S. Economic Strength, of Health Intelligence in the U.S. to Assess the Prior Situation?

Submitted by ace_modelers on Fri, 03/27/2020 - 21:32
Steven G. Krantz and Arni S.R. Srinivasa Rao
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A comparison of three measures of COVID-19 responses until April 11, 2020, and general health preparedness among G7 countries indicate that the U.S. has responded to the pandemic appropriately due to its strength in economy and general well-preparedness in health system. These strengths helped the country so far in maintaining lower death rates due to COVID-19. But it failed to foresee the threat of the pandemic in advance.

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Economics and Health Preparedness, Coronavirus outbreak 2019-2020, G7 countries.