• Users Online: 144
  • Print this page
  • Email this page
SHORT COMMUNICATION
Year : 2020  |  Volume : 4  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 130-131

Coronavirus disease-2019 infection among health-care professionals: predisposing factors and preventive strategies


1 Member of the Medical Education Unit and Institute Research Council, Department of Community Medicine, Shri Sathya Sai Medical College and Research Institute, Sri Balaji Vidyapeeth – Deemed to be University, Ammapettai, Nellikuppam, Chengalpet District, Tamil Nadu, India
2 Department of Community Medicine, Shri Sathya Sai Medical College and Research Institute, Sri Balaji Vidyapeeth – Deemed to be University, Ammapettai, Nellikuppam, Chengalpet District, Tamil Nadu, India

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Saurabh RamBihariLal Shrivastava
Professor, Department of Community Medicine, Shri Sathya Sai Medical College and Research Institute, Sri Balaji Vidyapeeth (SBV) – Deemed to be University, Tiruporur - Guduvancherry Main Road, Ammapettai, Nellikuppam, Chengalpet District- 603108, Tamil Nadu
India
Login to access the Email id

Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/MTSM.MTSM_13_20

Rights and Permissions

The Corona Virus Disease-2019 (COVID-19) infection has been reported among all, regardless of their region, nation, ethnicity, religion, age-group, gender, socioeconomic class and work profile. Against this novel viral infection, the health care workers are the only group of professionals who are working right from the day one, when the first case was reported and nothing was known about the infection. It is extremely important to protect health care professionals from infection both in the hospital and community settings. A wide range of factors has been attributed to the acquisition of infection among health workers in hospital settings. In conclusion, the role of health care professionals in the containment of the COVID-19 pandemic is of utmost importance and thus it is crucial to get more epidemiological insights about the infection and thus ensure their safety and well-being in the workplace.


[FULL TEXT] [PDF]*
Print this article     Email this article
 Next article
 Previous article
 Table of Contents

 Similar in PUBMED
   Search Pubmed for
   Search in Google Scholar for
 Related articles
 Citation Manager
 Access Statistics
 Reader Comments
 Email Alert *
 Add to My List *
 * Requires registration (Free)
 

 Article Access Statistics
    Viewed53    
    Printed1    
    Emailed0    
    PDF Downloaded12    
    Comments [Add]    

Recommend this journal