Artigo em revista científica Q2
Epidemics and Pandemics: Covid-19 and the “Drop of Honey Effect”
José Filipe (Filipe, J.);
Título Revista
International Journal of Economics and Business Administration
Ano
2020
Língua
Inglês
País
Grécia
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Abstract/Resumo
Purpose: The aim of this paper is the use of the “drop of honey effect” to explain the spread of Covid-19. Approach/Methodology/Design: After Covid-19 appearance in Wuhan, in the Chinese province of Hubei, by December, 2019, it spread all over the world. The World Health Organization declared it as pandemic in March 11, 2020. The infection is highly contagious and made thousands of deaths around the world. Timely decisions are key for the control of the dissemination. The “drop of honey effect” results as an important framework to explain the Covid-19 spread. Findings: An opportune decision in a very initial moment could have made all the difference in the virus spread. Practical Implications: The study will contribute positively to the understanding of the importance of well-timed decisions for governments, world organizations, academia, companies and people, each one on a different dimension’s level. Consequences in the public health, and in the social, economic and financial dimensions were tremendous worldwide. Originality/Value: This study presents the “drop of honey effect” as an original and very suitable framework to explain the way how the virus spread all over the world after the virus in Wuhan began to infect people.
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Palavras-chave
Drop of honey effect,Chaos theory,Covid-19,SARS-CoV-2,Virus,Coronavirus,Human behavior,China
  • Matemáticas - Ciências Naturais
  • Economia e Gestão - Ciências Sociais

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