Challenges in establishing telehealth care during the COVID-19 pandemic in a neglected HTLV-1-infected population in northeastern Brazil

PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2020 Dec 31;14(12):e0008922. doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0008922. eCollection 2020 Dec.
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Publication types

  • Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't

MeSH terms

  • Adult
  • Aged
  • Brazil / epidemiology
  • COVID-19 / epidemiology*
  • Female
  • HTLV-I Infections / epidemiology*
  • Human T-lymphotropic virus 1 / isolation & purification
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Pandemics
  • SARS-CoV-2 / isolation & purification
  • Socioeconomic Factors
  • Telemedicine / statistics & numerical data*

Grant support

BG-C and MFRG are research fellows of Foundation for the Development of Private Higher Education (FUNADESP,:http://www.funadesp.org.br/), grants 9600140 and 9600141 respectively. MFRG is a research fellow of CNPq process no. 304811/2017-3, http://www.cnpq.br. The funders had no role in study design, data collection and analysis, decision to publish, or preparation of the manuscript.