COVID‑19 pandemic and Ramadan : minimizing the risk of exacerbation of disease

Joint Authors

Shrivastava, Saurabh Ram Bihari Lal
Shrivastava, Prateek Saurabh

Source

Medical Journal of Babylon

Issue

Vol. 17, Issue 3 (30 Sep. 2020), pp.297-298, 2 p.

Publisher

University of Babylon College of Medicine

Publication Date

2020-09-30

Country of Publication

Iraq

No. of Pages

2

Main Topic

Diseases

Topics

Abstract EN

Nations across the globe have taken multiple steps for the control and the effective containment of the corona virus disease-2019 (COVID-19)pandemic.

Amidst the developments of the COVID-19 around the world, the holy month of Ramadan is about to begin from the latest in April month.

However, from the perspective of the COVID-19 containment, this can turn out to be an important event, as it will enhance the prospects of staying in close proximity and thereby increases the chance of the transmission of the infection from one person to another.

In these difficult times, it is essential to make informed decisions for organizing any religious gathering and even consider the possibility of canceling the same depending upon the level of transmission in the nation and the preparedness of the health sector.

In conclusion, Ramadan is an important religious event, nevertheless amidst the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, it is the responsibility of the national and religious leaders to take a well-informed and scientific decision to safeguard the lives of people and also not create any opportunity for the exacerbation of the disease.

American Psychological Association (APA)

Shrivastava, Saurabh Ram Bihari Lal& Shrivastava, Prateek Saurabh. 2020. COVID‑19 pandemic and Ramadan : minimizing the risk of exacerbation of disease. Medical Journal of Babylon،Vol. 17, no. 3, pp.297-298.
https://search.emarefa.net/detail/BIM-975959

Modern Language Association (MLA)

Shrivastava, Saurabh Ram Bihari Lal& Shrivastava, Prateek Saurabh. COVID‑19 pandemic and Ramadan : minimizing the risk of exacerbation of disease. Medical Journal of Babylon Vol. 17, no. 3 (Jul. / Sep. 2020), pp.297-298.
https://search.emarefa.net/detail/BIM-975959

American Medical Association (AMA)

Shrivastava, Saurabh Ram Bihari Lal& Shrivastava, Prateek Saurabh. COVID‑19 pandemic and Ramadan : minimizing the risk of exacerbation of disease. Medical Journal of Babylon. 2020. Vol. 17, no. 3, pp.297-298.
https://search.emarefa.net/detail/BIM-975959

Data Type

Journal Articles

Language

English

Notes

Includes bibliographical references : p. 298

Record ID

BIM-975959