Boons amidst the banes- during COVID-19 pandemic




Boons, Banes, COVID-19, Pandemic, Mouth, Hygiene


India recorded its first Covid-19 positive case in Kerala on January 30, 2020. This was followed by nationwide lockdown in 4 different phases from 25th March to 31st May 2020 and an unlock period thereafter. This pandemic brought many unseen challenges to the world. On one side human lives were put at risk, on the other side nature was recreating itself. Many diseases other than covid dropped down in massive percentage. The public understood the importance of handwashing, vaccination, covering mouth and nose while coughing and sneezing during this pandemic. Children facing this Covid pandemic had understood the importance of the role played by hygiene and social distancing in maintaining a healthy lifestyle. Every coin has two faces, likewise, this pandemic has both positive and negative effects and we focus on positive effects in this article.


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George N, Britto R, Jai Vignesh N, Suresh JS, Navarajan J, Shanmugam J. Boons amidst the banes- during COVID-19 pandemic. Indian J Community Health [Internet]. 2021 Sep. 30 [cited 2023 Sep. 24];33(3):528-30. Available from:



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