Acta Scientific Dental Sciences (ASDS)(ISSN: 2581-4893)

Editorial Volume 6 Issue 5

Oral Health and COVID

Andréa Dolores Correia Miranda Valdivia*

Department of Prosthodontics, Autonomous University of Guadalajara, Mexico.

*Corresponding Author:Andréa Dolores Correia Miranda Valdivia, Department of Prosthodontics, Autonomous University of Guadalajara, Mexico.

Received: March 21, 2022; Published: March 25, 2022

In December 2019, a new SARS-CoV-2 virus emerged in Wuhan, China, which has already presented several variants. The world is experiencing a major surge with the omicron variant of SARS-CoV-2. Estimates based on modeling by the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME) suggest that by 17 January 2022 there were 125 million omicron infections per day worldwide, more than ten times the peak of the delta wave in April 2021, as the proportion of asymptomatic or mild cases has increased compared to previous variants of this virus.

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Citation

Citation: Andréa Dolores Correia Miranda Valdivia. “Oral Health and COVID". Acta Scientific Dental Sciences 6.5 (2022): 01.

Copyright

Copyright: © 2022 Andréa Dolores Correia Miranda This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.




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