Sahil Gandhi

Department of Community Medicine, Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College, Datta Meghe Institute of Medical Sciences, Sawangi (Meghe), Wardha, Maharashtra, India


  • Review Article   
    A Review on the Effect of COVID-19 Disease on Various Age Groups
    Author(s): Sahil Gandhi and Sarika Dakhode*

    The outbreak of Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) which was first reported in seafood markets of Wuhan, China soon reached other continents and in no time involved 215 countries. The origin of the virus was considered zoonotic but later the spread from human to human was seen. The mode of spread could be either via droplet infection or direct contact with the person who is infected by the virus. The virus in its initial few days itself caused a huge amount of morbidity and mortality, therefore for effective management of the limited resources available, it became essential to study the response and the severity of disease that was caused by the virus in various age groups. The virus affected people of all age groups but the intensity and severity of the disease was found to be different in different age groups. While seniors were initially more afflicted, due to the o.. Read More»

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