Eméline ogning Makemio1,2,Armand Tiotsia Tsapi2,3, Eric éfo Tamgno2,4, Ghslaine runa eunang ongho2,3, Georges guefack-Tsague5, Carla Montesano1,2, Vittorio Colizzi1,2, Gianluca Russo3, Martin Sanou Sobze6.
Background: The pandemic situation the world is facing caused b the new SARS-Cov-2 continues to evolve and still represent a real problem. ith more than eight thousand reported cases infection, Cameroon stands as the seventh most affected countr in Africa. Prevention remains the best wa to fight against this zoonosis. owever, the limited information available about this infection is a great barrier to stopping the propagation of the virus within the population, especiall in rural and semi-rural areas, where the lack of financial and material resources is a realit. This stud aimed to assessing Awareness and attitudes of the population of the Menoua ivision on COVI-19 infection.
Methods: A cross-sectional stud was conducted from March 9 to April 15 2020 amongst the populations of rural and semi-rural areas of the Menoua ivision. ata were collected using a questionnaire administered face to face to each participant. The analsis was carried out using the Statistical Analsis Sstem software (SAS version 9.4). The significance threshold was set at a P value of less than 0.05.