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Year : 2020  |  Volume : 9  |  Issue : 8  |  Page : 3867-3871

Quarantine an effective mode for control of the spread of COVID19? A review


1 Department of Conservative Dentistry, Sharad Pawar Dental College and Hospital, Datta Meghe Institute of Medical Sciences DU, Sawangi (Meghe), Wardha, Maharashtra, India
2 Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology, Sharad Pawar Dental College and Hospital, Datta Meghe Institute of Medical Sciences DU, Sawangi (Meghe), Wardha, Maharashtra, India
3 Department of Pedodontics, Sharad Pawar Dental College and Hospital, Datta Meghe Institute of Medical Sciences DU, Sawangi (Meghe), Wardha, Maharashtra, India
4 Department of Public Health Dentistry, Sharad Pawar Dental College and Hospital, Datta Meghe Institute of Medical Sciences DU, Sawangi (Meghe), Wardha, Maharashtra, India

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Shraddha Patel
Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology, Sharad Pawar Dental College and Hospital, Datta Meghe Institute of Medical Sciences DU, Sawangi (Meghe), Wardha - 442001, Maharashtra
India
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DOI: 10.4103/jfmpc.jfmpc_785_20

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The outbreak of COVID- 19 disease has taken the world by surprise. The disease mainly affects the respiratory system and is caused by a strain of coronavirus named SARS-CoV-2. Due to its high recombination rates the virus has an immense potential to spread rapidly. Within months of the first case being reported in Wuhan China, the disease has turned rapidly into a pandemic. The world health experts are already actively looking for a definite cure or vaccine for the disease, but till that many of the countries across the globe are looking up onto mass quarantine measures as a method to control its spread. This article is an attempt to review the effectiveness of these measures and the possible adverse effects of the same. Other possible modes of prevention and controlling the spread of the disease have also been reviewed in the article.


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