Editorial
Volume 3 Issue 9 - 2021
Need for Adherence to Healthy Behaviour in the Post - Covid-19 Immunisation Scenario
Sindhu Joseph1,3* and Jijo Pulickiyil Ulahannan2,3
1GPM Government College, Kannur University, Kerala, India
2Government College Kasaragod, Kannur University, Kerala, India
3Collective for Open Data Distribution - Keralam (CODD-K), Kerala, India
*Corresponding Author: Sindhu Joseph, GPM Government College, Kannur University, Kerala, India.
Received: November 12, 2021; Published: November 29, 2021




Abstract

The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted the balance of life and has affected millions of livelihoods with the closure of international borders, shutting down businesses and the loss of the near and dear. Vaccination has been accepted as the single efficient clinical intervention, and therefore countries are progressing with an increased rate of vaccination. However, infections among the vaccinated people have increasingly been reported with the onset of different variants of COVID-19, strong enough to penetrate the shield of vaccine protection [1-3].

Amidst the vaccination drive, governments around the globe have given importance to lockdowns and called for social behaviours to mitigate newer infections. However, previous studies noted that confirming the effect of vaccination and its strength are yet to be guaranteed drop-in conditions in a particular area as it might also be described by other factors, like lockdowns and behavioural changes such as social distancing and masking [4]. Further, the virus could open out from asymptomatic infection carriers, making it difficult to spot those infections, as was seen during the trial of Moderna’s vaccine. The research team saw a drop in the cases of asymptomatic infections by two-third among those who got the first dose of the double-dose vaccine, compared to those who took a placebo [4]. However, about a month apart, they could test people only twice, leaving chances for failure to notice the infections.

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Citation: Sindhu Joseph and Jijo Pulickiyil Ulahannan. “Need for Adherence to Healthy Behaviour in the Post - Covid-19 Immunisation Scenario”. EC Nursing and Healthcare 3.9 (2021): 43-46.

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