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Outbreaks and humanitarian crises

Humanitarian settings often have more severe outbreaks. Watch Francesco Checchi explain some of the factors that cause this here.

In this step, Francesco Checchi (LSHTM) discusses elements of epidemic preparedness and response that are critical during humanitarian emergencies. Humanitarian settings often have more frequent and more severe outbreaks than stable conditions due to a variety of risk factors that this lecture will explain. This is the last lecture in week one, before we begin the next theme of “How do we prepare for and response to outbreaks?” in Week 2.

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Disease Outbreaks in Low and Middle Income Countries

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