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Considerations for COVID-19 surveillance for vulnerable populations

17 September 2021

Summary

Population groups living in vulnerable situations, or vulnerable populations, may be at increased risk of contracting COVID-19 as a result of the structural and societal factors they face which impact on health outcomes. It is therefore critical that vulnerable populations are included in routine surveillance and enhanced surveillance systems to provide the necessary information to inform strategies an actions to prevent and rapidly contain or stop COVID 19 transmission. This document outlines considerations for implementation of COVID-19 surveillance for vulnerable populations.

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betacoronavirus covid-19 disease outbreaks coronavirus infections infection control vulnerable populations manila

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CC BY-NC-SA 3.0 IGO
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World Health Organization

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