Nexus Between the COVID-19 Dynamics and Environmental Pollution Indicators in South America

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Bilal B., Bashir M. F., Komal B., Benghoul M., Bashir M. A., Tan D.

RISK MANAGEMENT AND HEALTHCARE POLICY, vol.14, pp.67-74, 2021 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 14
  • Publication Date: 2021
  • Doi Number: 10.2147/rmhp.s290153
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Social Sciences Citation Index (SSCI), Scopus, EMBASE, Directory of Open Access Journals
  • Page Numbers: pp.67-74
  • Keywords: Coronavirus, COVID-19, environmental pollution, South America, CORONAVIRUS, TEMPERATURE, ASSOCIATION, IMPACT
  • Anadolu University Affiliated: Yes


Introduction: In the current context of the COVID-19 pandemic, researchers are working with health professionals to inform governments to slow the virus's spread. The extant research contribution has been dedicated to examining the impact of climate indicators such as temperature, humidity, and rainfall. However, there is a lack of evidence regarding their combined association between environmental quality and climate indicators to combat COVID-19 in the South American context.