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The pandemic Corona Virus Disease (COVID-19) which has hampered the globe since December 2019 has endangered the livelihood of human race. Corona Virus Disease is a new strain of coronavirus that twitches with symptoms of fever, sore throat with dry cough, body ache, fatigue, anosmia (loss of sense of smell), dysgeusia (loss of sense of taste) resembling the ailments of common flu within two to fourteen days of exposure. Recently, emesis and diarrhoea are also seen as indicators in most of the patients. When the severity of the disease increases, the pulmonary system is impaired, and the artificial respiratory system support becomes essential for survival. It is not only the ratio of morbidity or mortality that prerequisites insights on discussion about the pandemic, rather there are many other arenas that needs to be pondered. Although, the preventive measures like personal hygiene, social distancing, self-quarantine in case of suspicion, followed by the individuals and the measures implemented by the Government like curfew, have proven effective in reducing the number of victims to coronavirus, the socio-economic dangers caused to human society is at large. Hence, this study aims to review the threats and challenges posed by the pandemics, like Corona Virus Disease on the grounds of education, economic security, food and nutrition security, physical health and psychological health.

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Corona Virus Disease Economic Security Food Security Pandemic Stress Virtual Education

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Arivuchudar R, Tamilchudar R, & Sendilkumar B. (2020). Multifaceted Impacts of Pandemics on the Society. International Journal of Research in Pharmaceutical Sciences, 11(SPL1), 411-415. https://doi.org/10.26452/ijrps.v11iSPL1.2738