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PANDEMIC, GHS INDEX AND HEALTH

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The covid-10 pandemic has surely overwhelmed the health care system around the world. The situation has created a knock-on consequence in the area of diagnosis and also it has caused an adverse effect on treating other diseases too. The virus is said to be caused due to the infection which was recorded previously from a severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2). Due to the virus, the current economic situation is devastated and has created unwanted challenges in the sector of health care and food sector. Some people are not getting proper treatment and healthy food to eat. Due to the pandemic, it has been declared a lockdown all over the world. By the end of March, due to covid, around three million people have lost their lives.

GHS Index

We all know about ebola which occurred in the year 2014. In that time of ebola, the GHS index was initiated, the initiation was done to identify the capability of the 195 countries to come together to look upon the upcoming diseases. After the process was started, to get started with the prediction, the GHS index came to a conclusion for the biological risk of every country. The following data included the analysis of the nation’s geopolitics, health care system, and the ability to control infectious diseases.

After getting the details of the GHS index for each of the countries, each of the data is rated on how much it can be prevented, how hard will it be detecting it, and getting a rapid response. After the outbreak of covid, health officials looked into the data of the GHS index if it can be used to determine the condition of the country at the time of the pandemic. After the study, it was found that the GHS index did have a positive connection with Corona-related morbidity and mortality.

Other affected areas due to Covid-19

Lockdowns were imposed due to the rapid growth of covid cases around the world.  And from a lockdown and social distancing, there is a reduced number in diagnosis rates on various diseases such as influenza which occurs seasonally, and this was possible due to safe distancing from each other.

Due to lockdown, the citizens are not able to look for medical support which has an avoidance of medical settings. Due to covid treatment for cancer had to be postponed in many cases, the covid cases were rising to which threat rate was high for covid.

Impact on mental health

As we know the symptoms for covid, the mutual character with the infection does have a dry cough, high tiring fever patient has hard time breathing, and in some cases, there are also patient who suffer atypical pneumonia.

Health Care Staff Member

Dealing with the infected patient does have a direct impact, in such conditions the mental health of health care staff members as well as people who are not affected has a diverse change in thinking. There is a vast difference that can be seen before the start of the pandemic and after we have faced it.

After all, there was no such country that was fully prepared for such a pandemic. And with one when we are dealing with covid-19. One of the best parts which we have learned is that being a human we should never cross the boundary with nature, in this pandemic nature have taught humans a lot, for those who have a good sense of thinking. Also, another big lesson learned from the pandemic is the importance of politics and its role in protecting their own people from these viruses. The covid surely awakened the huge number of the global population.

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