| Published: May 20, 2021
Social and Mental Health Concerns After COVID-19: Need for Public Health Policy
With the world being witness to one of the most calamitous virus, Covid-19, our ways of operating have undeniably been altered to a large extent. The rapid transmission rate is due the reason that it spreads through touch, causing millions of deaths globally. Along with its high infectivity and fatality rates, the Corona Virus Disease has caused universal psychosocial impact by causing mass hysteria, economic burden and financial losses along with having plenty of detrimental effects on the various groups in the society. The mental health of those locked due to the imposed restrictions and the professionals dedicatedly involved in the treatment of the virus has been severely impacted. Governments, worldwide have been actively involved in the policy making and implementation of measures to combat the virus. The pandemic has changed the face of the earth and has brought in the realization that unexpected times of crisis calls for a greater need for empathy and solidarity.
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© 2021, Tehlani A., Jha M. & Sharma V.
Received: April 07, 2021; Revision Received: May 05, 2021; Accepted: May 20, 2021
Published in Volume 09, Issue 2, April-June, 2021