Indian Journal of Public Health

COMMENTARY
Year
: 2020  |  Volume : 64  |  Issue : 6  |  Page : 90-

A science-based response to COVID-19


JP Muliyil 
 Former Principal and Head, Department of Community Health, Christian Medical College, Vellore, Tamil Nadu, India

Correspondence Address:
J P Muliyil
Department of Community Health, Christian Medical College, Vellore, Tamil Nadu
India

The COVID-19 pandemic behaves like many other viruses spread through respiratory routes. This is generally a mild disease for those aged less than 50 years. A complete and prolonged lockdown will reduce COVID-19 mortality but simultaneously lead to a graver public health, social, and economic disaster. The focus has to be based on the reality that exists in an area.


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Muliyil J P. A science-based response to COVID-19.Indian J Public Health 2020;64:90-90


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Muliyil J P. A science-based response to COVID-19. Indian J Public Health [serial online] 2020 [cited 2021 Aug 4 ];64:90-90
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