Stress and Sexual Dysfunctions During COVID-19: Things to Ponder

Hatta Sidi, Srijit Das*

*Corresponding author for this work

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The novel coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) caused by the SARS-CoV-2 virus was declared a pandemic in March 2020 by World Health Organization (WHO). The number of affected individuals increased globally. By May 2021, there were 170,051,718 and 3,540, 437 cases and deaths, respectively1. Many of the asymptomatic cases may not have been detected and the statistics might be even more. Now, the world is struggling to find the appropriate drug of choice as many drugs have been tried and discarded from use. It is almost impossible to vaccinate the entire nation within few months. There is a constant fear in everybody’s mind regarding who will be next to succumb to the infection.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)161-164
Number of pages4
JournalIIUM Medical Journal Malaysia
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 2021
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Medicine


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