Reflection on public education and awareness in facing Corona Virus (COVID-19): Experiences from Saudi Arabia
Abdullah M.Alshammari , Abdullah K. Aljebreen , Turkeah M. Alenzy , Mansoor M. Alhamad
In December 2019, new cases of coronavirus (COVID-19) were reported in Wuhan, Hubei Province. To date, it has reportedly infected 5,406,282 people and death overtime was 343,562 globally. However, in Saudi Arabia, up-to-date, the number of confirmed cases is 76,726 with 411 deaths. The Saudi government has initiated a level-1 public health response to prevent the spread of the disease. Likewise, it is also essential to speed up the needed to produce vaccines and medication for treatment, which will be helpful as soon as possible to defeat COVID-19. The aim of this observational study was to provide a timely review of the characteristics of the COVID-19 outbreak including the clinical features and measures of treatment, prevention, and control for this disease in Saudi Arabia.
How to cite this article: MAlshammari A, Aljebreen A K, Alenzy T M, Alhamad M M. Reflection on public education and awareness in facing Corona Virus (COVID-19): Experiences from Saudi Arabia. J Adv Pharm Educ Res 2020;10(2):144-6