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Abstract

With the world in a lockdown due to the pandemic that is COVID-19, a disease that is similar to the SARS pandemic, it is a highly contagious disease and has a high fatality rate. While the awareness about the presence of such a disease is high, the knowledge about the disease needs assessment. This study aimed to find the awareness of the amount of impact that the disease COVID-19 had on the respiratory system. A survey was conducted with a questionnaire of 15 questions using Google Forms given to a study population of college students aged between 18 and 22 years, the link to which was sent to 106 participants. The data collected was compiled using SPSS software. The compiled data were compared with the results of other studies. There were high similarities in the results of both studies. The research assessed the awareness of COVID-19 and its effect on the respiratory system among college students, and it was found to be high.

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Respiratory disease COVID-19 survey SARS pandemic contagious

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Shabbarish Chockalingam, Gayatri Devi R, & Yuvaraj Babu K. (2020). Knowledge and awareness of COVID 19 on the respiratory system - A survey. International Journal of Research in Pharmaceutical Sciences, 11(SPL1), 538-545. https://doi.org/10.26452/ijrps.v11iSPL1.2828