Potential Impact of Earthquakes During the 2020 COVID-19 Pandemic
This article analyzes the potential impact that seismic events may have on the infection rate within regions afflicted by both epidemics and earthquakes. It also explores open software packages that can be employed to simulate the impact of future destructive earthquakes on the spread of an emerging virus. This resource includes:
- Understanding impacts of earthquakes during epidemics
- Simulation of potential COVID-19 spread
Recommended for emergency environmental and public health professionals to help understand the relationship how seismic events can impact COVID-19 transmission rates.