IB 2020/06 Coronavirus Covid-19 in Papua New Guinea

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Bryant Allen

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In Brief

The first coronavirus Covid-19 case entered Papua New Guinea on 13 March 2020. Whether it will spread is a critical question, but it is likely. This In Brief examines two previous epidemics in PNG and then describes the population and the movements of people who will carry the virus with them, to suggest how this epidemic will develop.

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