Int J Occup Environ Med (The IJOEM)

This platinum open-access peer-reviewed quarterly medical journal is the Official Publication of NIOC Health Organization, an independent health care providerThe IJOEM was awarded the DOAJ Seal, a mark reflecting a high level of openness, adherence to the best practice and high publishing standards; the Journal has implemented Plan S

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Vol 11, No 2 April (2020)

  • Current best evidence indicates that the most effective strategy to control the coronavirus pandemic is the use of social distancing to break the chain of transmission. There are an Editorial, a Review, and a Viewpoint in this issue on COVID-19.

Table of Contents


Farrokh Habibzadeh, Tom Lang
PII 1979, pp 63-4


Parham Habibzadeh, Emily K Stoneman
PII 1921, pp 65-71

Original Articles

Richard L Neitzel, Stephanie K Sayler, Aubrey L Arain, Kowit Nambunmee
PII 1826, pp 72-84
Basma Hussein Mourad, Yasmin Adel Ashour
PII 1886, pp 85-94
Vahid Gharibi, Hamidreza Mokarami, Rosanna Cousins, Mehdi Jahangiri, Davood Eskandari
PII 1872, pp 95-107


Sai Krishna Gudi, Komal Krishna Tiwari
PII 1977, pp 108-12


Hadi Ghasemi, Azadeh Masoudirad
PII 1917, pp 113-4
PII 1980, pp 115-6