Geographical distribution of SARS-Covid-19 in Punjab

  • Dr. Shaper Mirza
  • Maha Rehman

Objective: Investigation of geographical distribution of SARS-Covid-19 in Punjab/Pakistan.

Hypothesis: Geographic differences in incidence and prevalence of disease resulted from regional differences in socio-economic demographics

AIM 1: Determine if viruses isolated from different regions of Punjab have different genotypes.

AIM 2: Determine the role of bacterial colonization in susceptibility to Covid-19 infections

AIM 3: Examine the social, cultural and behavioral context underpinning the continues existence of the virus by deploying a combination of qualitative and quantitative methods entailing in-depth interviews, participant observation and KAP surveys.