PANDEMIC OUTBREAK MANAGEMENT: A COMPARISON OF PUBLIC HEALTH PREPAREDNESS AND RESPONSES BY DIFFERENT COUNTRIES
Stanley John Njattumkalayil*, Marcin Maminski, Artur Banaszak, Noel Nelson Thomas and Nimmy Njattumkalayil John
Developing countries are in the tight grip of emerging and re-emerging infectious diseases which cause devastating health, social and economic consequences. Fortunately, medical science and technology are so advanced that timely detection and effective management by the healthcare team lessened its intensity to an extent. This article is an introspection into the history of pandemics and how the countries claimed triumph of victory over those.
Keywords: pandemic, epidemic, public health, infectious disease.
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