The low cases reported in Sudan regarding a pandemic COVID-19 and Sudan’s Health system responding
- Journal of Microbiology & Experimentation
Abdelhakam G Tamomh,1 Babiker Saad Almugadam,2 Ahmed Mohammed Elnour Elkhalifa3
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Background: Novel corona virus disease (COVID-19) was reported in late 2019 in Wuhan city in China. It came in to limelight when a cluster or group of cases for pneumonia were detected and investigated with unknown causes. New cases were identified and detected in other countries, following the outbreak in China and the epidemic rapidly continued to spread globally.
Methods: According to the epidemiological view or evidence in many countries, we discuss a question often ask: is the low cases reported in Sudan regarding COVID-19 due to the less travel importation or due to current Sudan’s health system in responding to the epidemic COVID-19.
Results: Our discussion can suggest and predict the cases of COVID-19 might be increase slowly regarding less travel importation with cases increase in surrounding countries, and our discussion expects the low reporting of COVID-19 cases in Sudan might be related to the level of Sudan’s health systems efficiency.
Conclusion: COVID-19 proper identification and detection, and focusing on strengthening the health system with the participation of the community, are significantly important for the prevention and control of the disease not only in Sudan but in other surrounding countries and all regions.
COVID-19, Sudan, health system surveillance, socio-economic factors, clinical centers