Enhancing Respiratory Disease Surveillance to Detect COVID-19 in Shelters for Displaced Persons, Thailand–Myanmar Border, 2020–2021
, Nuttapong Wongjindanon, Aye Aye Moe, Lasantha Herath, Wiphan Kaloy, Thin Thin Soe, Preeyalak Sataranon, Htay Min Oo, Kyaw Zaw Myat, Zarni Win, Myo Htet, Min Htike, Banjong Sudhiprapha, Aye Aye Pyone, Thet Phyo Win, Hnin Zaw Win, Pongpun Sawatwong, Wanitda Watthanaworawit, Clare Ling, Sajith Gunaratne, Sai Aung Lynn, Leena Bhandari, Francois Nosten, and Beth Skaggs
Author affiliations: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Nonthaburi, Thailand (B. Knust, N. Wongjindanon, P. Sawatwong, B. Skaggs); International Rescue Committee, Mae Sot, Thailand (A.A. Moe, T.T. Soe, P. Sataranon, K.Z. Myat, Z. Win, M. Htet, M. Htike, B. Sudhiprapha, H.Z. Win); Malteser International, Mae Sariang, Thailand (L. Herath, W. Kaloy, A.A. Pyone, T.P. Win); Committee for Coordination of Services to Displaced Persons in Thailand, Mae Sariang (H.M. Oo); Shoklo Malaria Research Unit, Mahidol University, Mae Sot (W. Watthanaworawit, C. Ling, F. Nosten); University of Oxford Centre for Tropical Medicine and Global Health, Oxford, UK (C. Ling, F. Nosten); International Organization for Migration, Bangkok, Thailand (S. Gunaratne, S.A. Lynn, L. Bhandari)
Figure 2. Epidemiologic curve of the total number of laboratory-confirmed COVID-19 cases per week by displaced person camp, Thailand–Myanmar border, November 8, 2020–October 31, 2021. For reference, population sizes of each camp are given in Table 1. RT-PCR, reverse transcription PCR.
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