Public Education and Electronic Awareness of the New Coronavirus (COVID-19): Experiences From Iran

Authors: Mahmoudreza Peyravi,  Milad Ahmadi Marzaleh,  Navvab Shamspour, Ahmad Soltani

The first case of the new Coronavirus (COVID-19) with a high transmission was identified in December 2019 in Wuhan,China. COVID-19 is highly contagious, and the World Health Organization (WHO) declared a global health emergency on 30 January 2020.1-3 Human-tohuman transmission, human population movement, and climatic conditions can transmit this virus faster.The most common clinical symptoms of the disease include muscle cramps, fever, cough, fatigue, and headaches.4,5 Approximately 20% of the affected patients showed severe symptoms, and the reported rate of mortality was approximately 3%.6 The first positive confirmed case of the disease in Iran was announced on February 18, 2020, and new cases were identified in all cities in Iran. When WHO declared a global health emergency, the Iranian Red Crescent Society and Ministry of Health took measures for public awareness.

تاریخ انتشار اولیه: ۲۶ فروردین ۱۳۹۹
تاریخ رصد: ۳۱ مرداد ۱۳۹۹



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