Review Article Open Access
Volume 1 | Issue 2 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.33696/genetics.1.010

Risk Management Implemented by Turkey during the COVID-19 Pandemic Disaster

  • 1Ankara University, Beypazar? Vocational School, Emergency and Disaster Department, Turkey
  • 2ArtikalLAB Biotechnology Training and Consultancy Services Company, 34360, ?i?li, Istanbul, Turkey
  • 3Istanbul Genetik Grubu, 34357 Be?ikta?, ?stanbul, Turkey
  • 4Ankara University, Anthropology Department, Turkey
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Corresponding Author

Nehir Varol, nvarol@ankara.edu.tr

Yakup Artik, ykp.artik@gmail.com

Received Date: August 29, 2022

Accepted Date: August 30, 2022


The coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak occurred in China and spread to the whole world in a short period of time. The WHO (World Health Organization) named the viral disease as COVID-19 (Novel Coronavirus, SARS-CoV-2) on February 11, 2020. As per the reports till 16th August 2022, there have been 588,757,628 confirmed cases of COVID-19, including 6,433,794 deaths, reported to WHO. As of 8th August 2022, a total of 12,355,390,461 vaccine doses have been administered. The Pandemic, a type of biological disaster, is a phenomenon that requires proactive approach and successful risk management. In this study, the risk-emergency management implemented by Turkey and some other countries during the COVID-19 pandemic is examined, and it aims to contribute to the pandemic risk management issues/studies that need to be implemented in the future.


COVID-19 Turkey, Pandemic, Risk Management, COVID-19

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