Public Health Measures and the Reproduction Number of SARS-CoV-2
Сoronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is a respiratory infectious disease caused by the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), first detected in early December 2019 in Wuhan, China. It has since spread throughout the world.
The pandemic of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) continues to affect much of the world. Knowledge of diagnostic tests for severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) is still evolving, and a clear understanding of the nature of the tests and interpretation of their findings is important.
International Monetary Fund experts present a study on the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the Middle East and Central Asia region. The material addresses such aspects as internal economic activity in the region, ensuring the strength of health care systems, creating and maintaining social protection systems, and others.