Why is it difficult to make people wear masks?

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the course of our lives. No one imagined it was going to affect us not just physiologically but psychologically as well. Thanks to science for rolling out the vaccines (and not just ‘a’ vaccine) for emergency usage during these unprecedented times. Until vaccines started coming out, scientists kept emphasizing upon …

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COVID-19 and its Psychological Impact in India: Paving the way for effective policies 

The outbreak of COVID -19 has made the general public’s mental health a primary concern to be addressed (Arevian, et al., 2020). Jeopardized mental health and increasing psychological distress are considered the parallel epidemic brewing alongside the COVID -19 (Vigo, et al., 2020). Social distancing and isolation have led to various problems such as anxiety, …

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Vaccinate yourself against COVID-19 disinformation

The deadly COVID-19 pandemic has affected more than a hundred million victims with more than two million confirmed deaths. Safe and effective vaccine options from across the world have emerged offering a ray of hope. As the vaccination drive picks up, the threat of vaccine misinformation must be tackled at both the personal and administrative …

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Decoding the Blurring Boundaries of Work and Home During COVID-19

COVID-19 crisis has transformed the way we operate on environment. It is probably for the first time in this century that we have witnessed a period of halt in our lives. Because of the lack of vaccine, the only cure available is to take precautions. Social distancing, quarantine, mask, sanitizers, boosting immunity, hygiene maintenance are …

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Mental Health during COVID-19

Currently, the world is battling the crisis of COVID-19 mainly in terms of physical losses of life and financial crisis. The health care system is burdened heavily because of lack of resources both with regard to manpower and, infrastructure and equipment. However, we need to visualize and take proactive steps to prevent the fallout of …

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Coronavirus and social isolation

In the countries ravaged by the virus, life has completely changed in a matter of days. Non-essential businesses have shut-down operations. Elderly residents of nursing homes are missing family visits. Children cannot play and learn alongside their classmates and friends. Many school and college students have switched to online learning. Couples are scrapping long-planned weddings. …

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