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Combatting COVID-19 in Mozambique:Round 2


E2021002                                       2021-05-03

James Allen IV      

Department of Economics and Ford School of Public Policy, University of Michigan

Patricia Freitag

Ford School of Public Policy, University of Michigan

Faustino Lessitala

Lessitala Consultoria e Servicos, Sociedade Unipessoal Limitada

Arlete Mahumane        

Beira Operational Research Center, National Institute of Health, Mozambique

James Riddell IV   

Department of Infectious Diseases, University of Michigan Medical School

Tanya Rosenblat

School of Information, University of Michigan

Dean Yang    

Department of Economics, Ford School of Public Policy, and Population Studies Center, University of Michigan

Hang Yu         

National School of Development, Peking University



We conducted three rounds of phone interviews across 76 communities in Sofala, Manica, and Zambezia provinces of central Mozambique between July 10th and November 18th, 2020. We find gradual improvements in COVID-19 knowledge, persistence of some hazardous behaviors, further declines in income, and continued high levels of food insecurity.

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