COVID-19 on the Continent of Europe

AUTHORS

Leila Moradi ORCID 1 , *

1 Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, Hamadan University of Medical Sciences, Hamadan, Iran

How to Cite: Moradi L. COVID-19 on the Continent of Europe, J Arch Mil Med.2021 In Press(In Press): e114719.

ARTICLE INFORMATION

Journal of Archives in Military Medicine: In Press (In Press); e114719
Published Online: May 25, 2021
Article Type: Research Article
Received: March 22, 2021
Accepted: April 20, 2021
Accepted Article scheduled for 9 (2)
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Abstract

Background: COVID-19 is an emerging disease that was first identified in China and then spread to most countries around the world. The disease was caused by the coronavirus and leaded restrictions in most parts of the world. Definitive causes have been identified and mortality from the disease is high in continental Europe.  

Objectives: This study aims to investigate the epidemiological of COVID-19 in continental Europe.

Methods:  This study was an Ecological study and describes the characteristics of all disease research in COVID-19 in continental Europe. Data related to definite cases of diagnosis and death due to this disease and other information of World Health Organization reports were recruited and transferred to Excel and SPSS software. Caste fatality rates were also calculated for each country.

Results: The highest confirmed number of diagnosed cases of COVID-19 was in Russia with 4333029 cases and the highest number of deaths report due to COVID19 was in the United Kingdom with 124419 cases.  The highest case fatality rates were from Bulgaria 4.08%.

Conclusions: COVID-19 is a highly contagious and deadly disease and until an effective vaccine is available, safe and complete treatment, only prevention of transmission of this disease in countries is possible by observing social distance. It reduces the transmission of COVID-19 and is an effective way to control this health problem worldwide.

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