COVID-19, Culture and Public Health Conditions in Developing Countries: Prevention Is Better Than Cure

Kenneth Ubani


The virus that is spreading worldwide today has made every society to be cautious about their public health system. Death reports and infection from the virus come in everyday from many parts of the world. But a signal is obvious about the outbreak of this disease which points to modern food culture. The alert focuses on sub-Saharan Africa as of today, given that it did not appear for the first time in any these countries. The worry is that these societies may not have adequate facilities to contain the scourge. The nature of the society and their response to the outbreak, first of all depends on the reality of information communication method. The reaction often exposes the culture and characteristics of the people’s perception, quality of education and development. Public health concern should be the utmost in these regions by the international health institutions to help prevent its spread in such regions. It started from an environment to spread. The concern points to public health conditions. Health institutions and medical experts have provided approaches to detection, symptoms and treatment .As at the time of this writing, no cure has been determined scientifically. Thus this exposé encourages sustenance through preventive measures coupled with suggestions that have already been stated by WHO and other world health experts with the conclusion that modern culture can be guaranteed or determined by scientific screening.


Covid-19; prevention; environment; nutrition

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