Review Article

Experience in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery during COVID-19 Pneumonia

Fang C, Wu J, Li J and Li Y*
The Corona Virus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) is caused by a new beta coronavirus-the 2019 coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) which invades human respiratory epithelial cells and results in lung lesions in patients and secondary to a systemic inflammatory response. COVID-19 is mainly spread by respiratory droplets and close contact. Because Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery is a high-risk...

Research Article

Do Restrictions of Exemptions for Immunizations Laws Work?

Downey LV*
Purpose: The race for a vaccine for Covid-19 is on, but will everyone use it? The purpose of this study is to identify if the law that restricted the use of exemptions for immunizations passed in 2015 had an impact in increasing the immunization rates. Methods: This study used a retrospective, longitudinal analysis of the of the state’s vaccination coverage and the type of exemptions among the state’s school districts from School Year before the law (SY) 2008 to SY 2019 after the law passed in 2015....


Surrogacy-An Act of Violation or Protection of Human Rights

Gowda S and Mini Mol P*
Surrogacy is providing joy of parenthood to the intended couple but the irony is that to protect one woman from being called childless, surrogate takes over the responsibility of carrying her child to be stigmatized by the society. Though many issues of exploitation have received attention some like surrogacy have been overlooked. The global crisis of population and resources limitation is turning the attention of the world of reproduction towards adoption. Deep down everyone who opts for surrogacy wants to have their own DNA...

Short Communication

Lockdown: A Curse for Health? (Indian Scenario)

Joshi K and P. Mol M*
With the outbreak of pandemic (COVID-19), following a lockdown, the question of lockdown being a boon remains the matter of debate. Lockdown was announced in India from the month of March 2020. Though it is a boon for India to reduce the number of upcoming cases but is it a boon for the people’s health? As people are banned to step out of their houses it has become difficult for people to continue their daily routine. The Shutdown of all religious places, corporate parks...


Protocols to be Obeyed, Not Protocols Just to be Adopted

Balali R* and Gharibzadeh S
COVID-19 is an infectious respiratory and vascular disease due to acute respiratory syndrome of coronavirus. This virus was first identified in December 2019 in Wuhan, China and now it is responsible for a worldwide epidemic disease. Older people and those faced with medical problems such as cardiovascular disease, diabetes, chronic respiratory disease and cancer are more at risk (WHO)....

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