Preventing COVID-19 and Its Sequela: "There Is No Magic Bullet... It's Just Behaviors"
The best way to prevent the potential tsunami of chronic complications and the associated increased healthcare costs of COVID-19 is by halting its transmission. The only evidence-based preventive strategy currently available to do this is population-wide behavior change. This AJPM Current Issue paper is a “Call to Action” to improve pandemic behavioral and social science research. Better behavioral intervention methods could contribute to suppressing further community transmission of the COVID-19 virus and thus prevent infection and sequela.
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- American Journal of Preventive Medicine
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- Health and Behavior Studies
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- July 6, 2020
Keywords: Behavioral science, chronic diseases, COVID-19, health behavior, health communication, infectious disease, pandemic, prevention, public health, tailored intervention