Covid-19 virus remains a threat and as put by Dr. V.K. Paul, Member (Health), NITI Aayog, all individuals ought to defend themselves and take precautions including appropriate behaviour and vaccination.
Those who have taken a second dose and exceeded six months should take the precautionary dose quickly. Those with co-morbidity ought to avail of the power instantly, Dr. Paul underlined and perfectly so.
As has been observed by experts, a pandemic is not just a medical phenomenon. It affects individuals and society and causes disruption, anxiety, stress, stigma, and xenophobia.
A current paper printed within the Lancet Psychiatry journal, which checked out 1.25 million affected person data, has now confirmed that covid-19 virus can increase the risk for some neurological and psychiatric conditions within the first six months after an infection.
The current examination means that a few of these dangers can last for not less than two years.
It additionally stated that danger profiles and trajectories range in kids in contrast with adults and older adults, and differ between variants of the virus. The comparable dangers seen after the emergence of Omicron point out that the neurological and psychiatric burden of the pandemic would possibly proceed even with variants that result in any other case much less extreme illness.
One of the main consequences of the pathogen is the prevalence of the depression and anxiety symptoms. A relevant issue is the risk of self-harm by some people impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic . It is relevant to consider how the pandemic led to worsening of the psychological state of people with pre-existing psychiatric conditions and other medical diseases. Also how it impacted those who were otherwise normal. Considering the prevalence of the presented clinical conditions, several risk factors need to be thoroughly looked into. There has increased anxiety among people as the prevalence of symptoms of unease and sleep problems has been found in people by the researchers.
Lately, the covid has not been as threatening as it was in the beginning. Nevertheless it can raise its ugly head, and it is hard to predict if it may prove dangerous. In such a scenario, precautions hold the key and must be ordinarily adhered to in letter and spirit.
The situation also demands pro-activeness and applying of mind on how to deal with the crisis. Equally, medical professionals must offer care and therapy in a sophisticated manner. At the same time, organizations, and families must come together to offer solidarity and support those who require immediate attention.