Acta Scientific Biotechnology (ASBT)

Short Communication Volume 1 Issue 7

Effect of Covid-19 on Personal Hygiene in Some African Countries: Then and Now

Abdullahi Aborode Tunde1*, Rabiu Aishat Temitope2 and Babatunde Abdulhammed Opeyemi3

1Graduate Research Assistant, Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Physical Sciences, University of Ilorin, Ilorin, Nigeria
2Student, Department of Public Health Science, Faculty of Health Sciences, Kwara State University, Ilorin, Nigeria
3Student, Department of Medicine and Surgery, Faculty of Clinical Sciences, Kwara State University, Ilorin, Nigeria

*Corresponding Author: Abdullahi Aborode Tunde, Graduate Research Assistant, Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Physical Sciences, University of Ilorin, Ilorin, Nigeria.

Received: June 11, 2020; Published: June 19, 2020

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Abstract

 Personal hygiene most importantly, hand washing with soap and water is an important preventive measure against COVID-19. However, COVID-19 response strategies like total or partial lockdown, curfew, and prohibition of transportation of any form, restriction on economic and social activities adopted by many African countries to curb the spread may have deleterious effect on personal hygiene of substantial percentage of Africans. Suggested solution that can be put in place to reduce the reduction in personal hygiene of people in Africa was recommended.

Keywords: Personal Hygiene; Covid-19; Africa

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Citation

Citation: Abdullahi Aborode Tunde.,et al. “Effect of Covid-19 on Personal Hygiene in Some African Countries: Then and Now". Acta Scientific Biotechnology 1.7 (2020): 09-12.




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