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Table 2 Strategy shortfalls of HAIs prevention and related countries

From: Strategy and technology to prevent hospital-acquired infections: Lessons from SARS, Ebola, and MERS in Asia and West Africa

Item Country
Lack of case definition Sierra Leone [38], Guinea [38], Liberia [38], China [39], Vietnam [3, 40], South Korea [3]
Lack of isolation Sierra Leone [41], Guinea [41], Liberia [41], China [35, 42, 43], Vietnam [40], South Korea [41, 44], Singapore [45]
Delayed response Sierra Leone [38, 41, 46], Guinea [38, 41, 46], Liberia [38, 41, 46, 47], China [39, 43, 48], Vietnam [3, 40], South Korea [41, 44, 49], Saudi Arabia [50]
Limited staffing Sierra Leone [46], Guinea [46, 51, 52], Liberia [46, 51, 52], China [53, 54]
Policy deficiency Sierra Leone [38, 47], Guinea [38], Liberia [38, 47], China [55, 56], Vietnam [40], South Korea [57], Singapore [45], Saudi Arabia [50]
Poor communication Guinea [41], Liberia [41], China [58], South Korea [50], Saudi Arabia [50]
Poor training Sierra Leone [46] Guinea [46], Liberia [46], China [42, 59], South Korea [57]