Covid-19 prevention measures may have contributed to a dramatic fall in other infectious diseases, according to a group of researchers from Guangdong province. Photo: AP
Covid-19 prevention measures may have contributed to a dramatic fall in other infectious diseases, according to a group of researchers from Guangdong province. Photo: AP

China scientists link Covid-19 measures to fall in other infections

  • Researchers in Guangdong province have identified a dramatic reduction in other infectious diseases during the pandemic
  • Cases of dengue, hand-foot-and-mouth disease and flu fell by more than half, with children the biggest beneficiaries

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Covid-19 prevention measures may have contributed to a dramatic fall in other infectious diseases, according to a group of researchers from Guangdong province. Photo: AP
Covid-19 prevention measures may have contributed to a dramatic fall in other infectious diseases, according to a group of researchers from Guangdong province. Photo: AP
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