A research group in FBK highlights the importance of demography and social structures facing pandemic transmission
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BMC Medicine has published the open access research paper “Modeling the interplay between demography, social contact patterns, and SARS-CoV-2 transmission in the South West Shewa Zone (SWSZ) of Oromia Region, Ethiopia” authored by Trentini, F. et al.


COVID-19 spread may have a dramatic impact in countries with vulnerable economies and limited availability of, and access to, healthcare resources and infrastructures. However, in sub-Saharan Africa, a low prevalence and mortality have been observed so far.