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COVID-19 as Major Pandemic Threat to 21st Century

R.M. Madhumitha Sri, S. Ravichandran


A newborn virus has been detected which can cause a very contagious disease known as coronavirus disease (COVID-19). The outbreak of COVID-19 pandemic has led to lockdown across the globe. India has become one of the leading exporters of coronavirus testing kits, masks, medicines and vaccines. Also, India has played an important role in the containment of COVID-19 disease. COVID-19 pandemic taught the importance of health, hygiene, healthy lifestyle and technology to the whole of mankind. As per the declaration given by the Government of India, all schools, colleges and universities were closed with the purpose of protecting them from this menacing virus. Though we are in this digital era of internet with smart phones, laptop etc., most of us prefer or focus on offline teaching. This lockdown period provided an eye-opener of utilizing all these digital facilities such as usage of applications, creating virtual classrooms, live lectures, online test, online video quiz, discussions, sharing of documents etc. which has made learning more effective among the students and the staff rather than before. The present review represented India’s success and process to overcome the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic. The present study may be helpful for the researchers in this field and organizations to take disciplinary actions to tackle this critical situation the world is facing nowadays.


COVID-19, health, hygiene, lifestyle, pandemic, lockdown, social distancing

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