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Vol 6, No 4 (2021)
Letter to the Editor
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Community risk perception in COVID-19: a neglected issue in public health

Hamid Safarpour12, Mohammad Esmaeil Motlagh3, Moslem Sarani4, Davoud Pirani4, Mehdi Safari4, Meysam Safi-Keykaleh5
DOI: 10.5603/DEMJ.a2021.0031
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Disaster Emerg Med J 2021;6(4):210-212.
Affiliations
  1. Non-Communicable Diseases Research Center, Ilam University of Medical Sciences, Ilam, Iran
  2. Department of Nursing, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Ilam University of Medical Sciences, Ilam, Iran
  3. Department of Pediatrics, Ahvaz Jundishapur University of Medical Sciences, Ahvaz, Iran
  4. Department of Health in Disasters and Emergencies, School of Public Health and Safety, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
  5. Nahavand School of Nursing and Midwifery, Hamadan University of Medical Sciences, Hamadan, Iran

open access

Vol 6, No 4 (2021)
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
Published online: 2021-12-30

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Keywords

Risk perception; COVID-19; Coronaviruses; Community Health; Disaster; Infectious disease

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Title

Community risk perception in COVID-19: a neglected issue in public health

Journal

Disaster and Emergency Medicine Journal

Issue

Vol 6, No 4 (2021)

Article type

Letter to the Editor

Pages

210-212

Published online

2021-12-30

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133

DOI

10.5603/DEMJ.a2021.0031

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Disaster Emerg Med J 2021;6(4):210-212.

Keywords

Risk perception
COVID-19
Coronaviruses
Community Health
Disaster
Infectious disease

Authors

Hamid Safarpour
Mohammad Esmaeil Motlagh
Moslem Sarani
Davoud Pirani
Mehdi Safari
Meysam Safi-Keykaleh

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