A comparison of COVID-19 incidence rates across six European countries in 2021.

Last updated on 12-1-2024 by Javiera Rebolledo Romero

Peer reviewed scientific article




International comparisons of COVID-19 incidence rates have helped gain insights into the characteristics of the disease, benchmark disease impact, shape public health measures and inform potential travel restrictions and border control measures. However, these comparisons may be biased by differences in COVID-19 surveillance systems and approaches to reporting in each country. To better understand these differences and their impact on incidence comparisons, we collected data on surveillance systems from six European countries: Belgium, England, France, Italy, Romania and Sweden. Data collec…

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