COVID-19 in India: Weighing Schools Reopening Amid Black Clouds of Third Wave Hovering Around

Journal of Pharmacy Practice and Community Medicine,2021,7,3,41-43.
Published:December 2021
Type:Editorial article
Author(s) affiliations:

Vikas Gupta1, Abhishek Singh2,*

1Department of Community Medicine, Government Medical College, Shahdol, Madhya Pradesh, INDIA.

2Department of Community Medicine, SHKM Government Medical College, Nalhar, Haryana, INDIA.


The Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) wreaked havoc across the globe with the onset of year 2020, which posed an extra ordinary situation in front of mankind. The black clouds of third wave are still hovering around us. We all have seen a lot of ups and downs with respect to every front of this disease including restriction of movements and closure of schools. In the current scenario, many voices are being heard to reopen the school with a justification that if we don’t open the schools then we going to witness a generation that has missed months or years of schooling. In this regard, we must weigh the decision or consideration of reopening of schools against amid third wave predictions in near future. Read more...