Novel COVID-19: Biological Agent of Global Threat

Novel COVID-19:Biological Agent of Global Threat

COVID-19 or Coronavirus disease is an infectious disease that has become a pandemic.  The first case of this disease was reported in Wuhan-China. Later, on December 31, 2019, Chinese officials confirmed that dozens of people were infected with this new virus. Since then, COVID-19 has not only infected the people around the globe but has forced the world to go under lockdown due to the speed with which it was spreading. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), over the past few months and till now, it has affected about…

Stress Management during COVID-19 Outbreak Lockdown

Stress management during COVID-19 Outbreak Lockdown

The current COVID-19 outbreak has yielded many unprecedented challenges for everyone around the globe. The instability and uncertainty due to COVID-19 infection have the potential to increase the stress, anxiety and depression. These factors would lead to the onset of new and pre-existing serious mental health issues.  Lockdowns, Quarantine and Self-isolation around the globe is a cue reminder that how we should be mindful of our mental health and of others! Stress Management during Lockdown! Mental Health is still a stigma in our society. However, from the past few years,…