Online ISSN: 2515-8260

Keywords : COVID -19


AWARENESS REGARDING COVID PREVENTIVE MEASURES IN DENTAL PRACTICE DURING TREATING ASYMPTOMATIC COVID BARRIERS

Reshmi B; Dhanraj Ganapathy

European Journal of Molecular & Clinical Medicine, 2021, Volume 8, Issue 1, Pages 449-459

The outbreak of COVID-19 has become a severe global acute respiratory pandemic around the world in just a few months with an increasing number of infections and deaths. COVID-19 is a highly contagious and fatal disease. Almost everyone in the population is susceptible. The clinical symptoms of the COVID-19 are fever, dry cough and fatigue. Some patients are accompanied by symptoms such as nasal congestion, runny nose, sore throat, myalgia and diarrhea. Severe patients could even develop acute respiratory distress syndrome, septic shocks, metabolic acidosis and multifunctional organ failure, etc. Due to the relatively closed environment of dental clinics and the unique nature of dental procedures, both dental personnel and patients are easy to get infection through currently known respiratory droplet transmission, aerosol transmission, close contact transmission and other ways, inducing mutual cross-infection. Dental practitioners are facing unprecedented challenges due to the high risk of exposure to droplets and aerosols from saliva and other body fluids during dental procedures. The aim of this study was to assess the awareness of COVID preventive measures in dental practice during treating asymptomatic COVID carriers.This questionnaire containing 10 questions regarding awareness about the preventive measures were given to 100 students including interns , final year students ,and third year students through google forms and responses were collected and results were tabulated using SPSS software.This question regarding the awareness of Covid 19 ,80% of them agreed that it is caused by virus and 10 % did not agree that it's by virus. 55% of the students agreed that it can be prevented and 45% did not agree to it.So through this survey we conclude that students are more aware and cautious about this global pandemic and they will be more secured and follow all safety protocols to prevent them from any disease and treat patients without any barrier.

IMPACT OF COVID-19 ON THE LIVELIHOODS OF FISHERMEN COMMUNITY IN YANAM, PUDUCHERRY: AN ANALYSIS

Kattungi Vijaya Sekhar; Dr. A. Irin , Sutha; Dr. R. Uma Devi

European Journal of Molecular & Clinical Medicine, 2020, Volume 7, Issue 8, Pages 869-880

The Global pandemic, COVID-19 has unpredictable impacts on all the sectors of the
economy throughout the globe and no exception to the fishing sector. The fisheries sector
plays a vital role in the economy by providing food & employment to millions of people and
defining the cultural identity of many coastal communities and contributing to keep them
alive. The outbreak and the resultant lockdown in India have greatly affected the livelihoods
of fishing communities across India. Though the lockdown may help in arresting the spread of
corona virus; but has a chronic impact on the livelihoods of vulnerable population
particularly on food systems, storage and market chains, both locally and regionally. Yanam is
a coastal line in which most of the people depends on fishing for their bread and butter. As a
consequence of the current pandemic, thousands of fishermen lost their employment and
suffered increasing inequality and poverty. On this backdrop, the present study has been
undertaken to analyze the impact of COVID-19 on the Livelihoods of Fishermen community
in Yanam, Puducherry.

Sexual Violence Against Women: A Horrific Picture Of COVID- 19

Seema Shukla; Dr.PavitarParkash Singh

European Journal of Molecular & Clinical Medicine, 2020, Volume 7, Issue 7, Pages 6337-6343

Sexual violence is a pervasive and fastest-growing crime in the society of India. Many ranking agencies have placed India in the first place in gender-based sexual violence. The purpose of this study was to investigate the sex crimes that happened during the lockdown in India. The study discussed the factors involved in strangers and acquaintances rapes during COVID -19. The incidents of sexual violence have been studied from the different parts of India during the different stages of lockdown. The news wascollected from different online news outlets. The result indicates that the lockdown has intensified the cases of sexual violence against women. The evidence shows that men are committing strangers and acquaintance rape due to stress, unemployment, boredom, and having no fear of being caught. Frustration can be a major cause of sexual violence crimes. Another major reason for sex crimes during COVID -19 is social disorganization.

ASSOCIATION OF ACE EXPRESSION AMONG HYPERTENSION PATIENTS IN COVID - 19 PANDEMIC

Akshayaa. L; Smiline Girija; A.S, Ezhilarasan. D

European Journal of Molecular & Clinical Medicine, 2020, Volume 7, Issue 1, Pages 186-193

The present review provides valuable information about the ACE expression and its association with hypertension in COVID-19 patients. The potent use of angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitors, found to increase the ACE expression in hypertension and cardiovascular diseased patients which leads to acute lung injury. Currently there is no clear evidence that impact use of ACEI or ARBs could increase the severity of COVID -19 infection in hypertensive patients.COVID -19 being an infectious disease increases the mortality and morbidity of patients with hypertension. Previous studies have been reported that hypertension is considered as a prognostic indicator in SARS nCov infection. Few studies have also reported that there is no significant association of ACE expression with Covid 19. Review data was collected using the recent articles searched from PubMed, the google scholar, core, Cochrane, from 2000 to 2020. The present review highlights all the possible factors between ACE expression among hypertension patients and covid disease.

Recent Advances Of Lab Testing Of COVID 19

Amirtha varshini; Leslie Rani. S; M.P. Brundha; Lakshminarayanan Arivarasu

European Journal of Molecular & Clinical Medicine, 2020, Volume 7, Issue 1, Pages 3062-3069

A cluster of pneumonia cases infected with a completely unique coronavirus was reported in Wuhan, a city in Hubei province of China in December 2019. The acute respiratory illness is understood as coronavirus disease 2019 or COVID-19.3 The virus that caused this disease is designated severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 or SARS-CoV-2. Workflows for COVID-19 laboratory diagnosis by screening and confirmation steps by molecular method have been designed and validated, with the utilization of synthetic nucleic acid technology. Diagnosis of COVID-19 depends on a mixture of epidemiological criteria, presence of clinical symptoms additionally as laboratory testing and clinical imaging based tests. COVID-19 includes analysing examples that demonstrate the present or past nearness of SARS-CoV-2. Tests for viral presence are utilized to analyze current ailment and to permit public health specialists to distinguish and contain flare-ups as fast as could reasonably be expected.The test can be done on samples obtained by various methods, including a nasopharyngeal swab , throat swabs, deep airway material via suction catheter or saliva. As evidenced by previous epidemics, including SARS and MERS, exceptionally delicate and explicit lab diagnostics are basic for case distinguishing proof, contact following, creature source finding, and productive and sane regulation measures. This study reviews the recent advances within the lab testing of covid 19