Open access peer-reviewed Edited Volume

Science-Based Approaches to Respond to COVID and Other Public Health Threats

Edited by Erick Guerrero

I-Lead Institute

COVID-19 and other public health threats have contributed to more than six million deaths globally in a short amount of time. As such, there is an urgent need to respond to these threats in a way that improves global health and wellbeing. Written by a diverse group of exemplary scientists, the thirteen chapters in this volume provide unique, comprehensive, and science-based approaches to respond to macro-structural, human process, and micro issues affecting public health threats.

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Science-Based Approaches to Respond to COVID and Other Public Health ThreatsEdited by Erick Guerrero

Published: December 1st 2021

DOI: 10.5772/intechopen.87288

ISBN: 978-1-83969-144-7

Print ISBN: 978-1-83969-143-0

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-1-83969-145-4

Copyright year: 2021

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1. Clinical Trials on COVID-19: What is Being Researched in the United States?

By Isla Camilla Carvalho Laureano and Alessandro Leite Cavalcanti


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2. A Clinical Update on Employing Tocilizumab to Fight COVID-19

By Nilanjana Dhara, Sumana Saha and Saptarshi Chatterjee


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3. Racial Health Disparities in Coronavirus Deaths

By Daniel L. Howard


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4. Impact of COVID-19 on Oral and Dental Health Delivery and Recommendations for Continuation of Oral and Dental Health Services

By Fatih Özçelik and Dursun Ali Şirin


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5. Global Impact of COVID-19 Pandemic on Public Health Supply Chains

By Ukamaka Gladys Okafor, Modinat Aderonke Olaleye, Hillary Chukwuemeka Asobara and Ebuka Fidelis Umeodinka


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6. ‘Silent Pandemic’: Evidence-Based Environmental and Public Health Practices to Respond to the COVID-19 Crisis

By Raimi Morufu Olalekan, Aziba-anyam Gift Raimi and Teddy Charles Adias


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7. Canceled: Exploring How Human Activities Disturb the Balance of Biogeochemical Cycles: Evidence from the Carbon, Nitrogen and Hydrologic Cycles

By Raimi Morufu Olalekan, Abiola Ilesanmi, Ogah Alima, Dodeye E. Omini and Aziba-anyam Gift Raimi


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8. A Report of the Survey on Shelter Management under COVID-19 in Japanese Local Governments

By Arisa Yasui and Muneyoshi Numada


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9. Science-Based Technological Transfer as a Key Tool in Public Health

By Alonso Ureta Dumont and Jovanka Trebotich Zúñiga


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10. Coordination of Public Health Response: The Role of Leadership in Responding to Public Health Emergencies

By Peter J. Fos, Peggy A. Honoré and Russel L. Honoré


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11. Building Interdisciplinary Teams in Emergency Care to Respond to National Emergencies: Addressing the Opioid Epidemic

By Erick Guerrero, Jemima A. Frimpong, Angelique Hearn, Veronica Serret, Welmoed K. van Deen, Howard Padwa, Rebecca Trotzky-Sirr, Michael Menchine and Daniel L. Howard


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12. Artificial Intelligence (AI) in Evidence-Based Approaches to Effectively Respond to Public Health Emergencies

By Lap Yan Wong, Chun Kit Yip, Dao Shen Tan and Wai Lim Ling


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13. Management of Healthcare Waste in Healthcare Emergencies

By Julius Manjengwa


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14. Evidence-Based Preparedness for Post COVID-19

By Yayehyirad Kitaw and Mirgissa Kaba


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