A Community-Based Model to the COVID-19 Humanitarian Crisis

Mirco Nacoti, Andrea Ciocca, Pietro Brambillasca, Francesco Fazzi, Michele Pisano, Massimo Giupponi, Antonio Pesenti, Oliviero Valoti, Maurizio Cereda

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A multidisciplinary group, mainly from Bergamo region - the epicenter of the COVID-19 pandemic crisis in Italy on march 2020– has developed concept of creating intermediate care facilities and proposes a three-tier model of community-based care, with the goal of reducing hospital admissions, contagion and mortality related to hospital overloading and optimizing human resources.

Original languageEnglish
Article number639579
JournalFrontiers in cellular and infection microbiology
Publication statusPublished - Mar 15 2021


  • Community
  • COVID-19
  • Humanitarian crisis
  • Italy
  • pandemic
  • PHC
  • SARS-CoV-2

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Microbiology
  • Immunology
  • Microbiology (medical)
  • Infectious Diseases


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