A Study on Impact of Covid -19 Pandemic on Human Health with Special Reference to Malkapur City

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Dr. N. R. Jadhav, Dr. Vishal Deshmukh


The Corona virus Covid-19 pandemic came to India in January 2020 when the first case was detected in the Indian state of Kerala. In the month of March 2020 total lock down was announced by the Govt. of India. This sent psychological shocks across the population, necessitating the government and the medical fraternity to formulate a protocol for those who were infected and also precautionary measures for those who were not but vulnerable to the virus. Therefore building a strong immune system was the buzzword. It became obvious that proper nutrition and hydration are vital. Well-balanced diet tends to be healthier with stronger immune systems and lower risk of chronic illnesses and infectious diseases. The elderly need support with their mental health and diet to ensure they keep in good health. This article recommends that the elderly seek counselling and psycho-social support from appropriately trained health care professionals.When one feels getting caught up in fear of what might happen, try to shift your focus to things you can control. Older people are more vulnerable, and special care must be taken for them.

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