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Cohesive Journal of Microbiology & Infectious Disease

COVID-19 Perspective from Critical Epidemiology

Submission: August 18, 2021; Published: September 28, 2021

DOI: 10.31031/CJMI.2021.05.000618

ISSN: 2578-0190
Volume5 Issue4


From the beginning, the current Covid-19 Pandemic has been evaluated under the concept of clinical or classical epidemiology, with a mainly positivist perspective. Clinical Epidemiology performs disease control from a mainly quantitative and causal concept. It is a linear process, it has used several concepts, however following the positivist and linear, applying in the COVID-19. This article emphasizes the analysis of the pandemic, through critical epidemiology where a broader vision with polysemic and complex notion is used, where health is taken from a new perspective, integrating the historical, social, cultural and political parts in the health process; Its evaluation methodology from the general, particular and individual vision to each region, community and staff, is its own and applicable with possible benefits in understanding the catastrophe, that the Covid-19 has represented to humanity.

Keywords: Pandemic; Covid-19; Perspective; Critic epidemiology

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