Fighting against COVID-19 and Fighting against Stigma: A Mini-review
Keywords:Covid-19, Stigma, Fearness, Social impact, Mental health
COVID-19 is a new global disease. Over time, COVID-19 shows itself not only as a disease that causes illness, death, and economic downturn but also social impacts. In this mini-review, the authors will discuss how stigmatization has occurred following the occurrence of COVID-19 and has afflicting not only patients and their families but also medical personnel who are struggling to save those affected. It is recommended that stigmatization must be stopped because if this continues that it will worsen the situation of the COVID-19 pandemic by organizing mentoring health services for patients, providing accurate and credible information, and, at the same time, encouraging the community’s social cohesion to care for others.
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