Relationship between perceived strength of countries’ primary care system and COVID-19 mortality

With the focus of the COVID-19 pandemic on the many challenges in public health, acute and long-term care, what has happened within primary care has remained largely below the radar. Yet primary care physicians (family doctors and GPs) can constitute up to 50% of the medical workforce and are highly susceptible to contracting emerging infectious diseases themselves, as they are often the first point of contact people have with the health system.

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