Public Health Pract (Oxf) 2022 Dec 13;4:100278. Epub 2022 Jun 13.
Infectious Diseases Department, Jinan Children's Hospital: Children's Hospital Affiliated to Shandong University, No. 23976 Jingshi Road, Jinan, 250022, Jinan, China.
Objectives: During COVID-19 pandemic in 2020, China, some public health measures of forced lockdown, closure of school and public meeting places, staying at home, transportation stop, masks wearing, hands washing, environmental disinfection were taken on to control epidemic transmission, these measures have made indirect affect on the other infectious diseases incidence.
Study Design: During COVID-19 pandemic in 2020, we retrospectively analyzed and compared reported cases of other infectious diseases,in order to found what impact of measures in controlling COVID-19 pandemic on the other infectious diseases in China.
Methods: We retrospectively analyzed and compared reported cases of measles, pertussis, scarlet fever, seasonal influenza, mumps, HFMD each month in 2018, 2019 and 2020 from the National Health Commission, PRC. Read More