JDR Vol.18 No.1 pp. 69-74
doi: 10.20965/jdr.2023.p0069


Brief Epidemiological Consideration on the COVID-19 Pandemic

Sumio Shinoda

Collaborative Research Center of Okayama University for Infectious Disease in India, Okayama University
Tsushimanaka, Kita-ku, Okayama, Okayama 7000-8530, Japan

Corresponding author

October 11, 2022
November 30, 2022
January 20, 2023
COVID-19, SARS-CoV-2, pandemic, epidemiology

Three years have passed since the first case of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) caused by the novel coronavirus, severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2). Although the pandemic has slowed down gradually, the situation is not yet stable. Since COVID-19 has spread mainly in developed European and American countries, it is considered to be said a peculiar infectious disease. It has a significant impact on medical systems in developed countries in across the globe. In the past three years, the COVID-19 epidemic has changed gradually, both globally and regionally.

Cite this article as:
S. Shinoda, “Brief Epidemiological Consideration on the COVID-19 Pandemic,” J. Disaster Res., Vol.18, No.1, pp. 69-74, 2023.
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