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2023 | OriginalPaper | Chapter

Introduction

Authors : Philippa Howden-Chapman, Franz Wilhelm Gatzweiler, Isaac Luginaah, Rachel Cooper

Published in: Cities Under COVID-19: A Systems Perspective

Publisher: Springer Nature Singapore

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Abstract

The COVID-19 pandemic has understandably been the subject of an extraordinary amount of scientific research since the virus was identified in 2019. Most of this research has focused on virus mutations, their clinical effects, the impacts on different population age groups and international comparisons. Our focus in this edited book is not on these aspects of the virus, but on what impact urban governance can make on the spread of COVID-19. This has received surprisingly little attention.

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Metadata
Title
Introduction
Authors
Philippa Howden-Chapman
Franz Wilhelm Gatzweiler
Isaac Luginaah
Rachel Cooper
Copyright Year
2023
Publisher
Springer Nature Singapore
DOI
https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-19-8163-0_1