Variations in surgery amidst the Covid-19 outbreak

Author(s): Natalia Jones

The Covid-19 was declared a pandemic by the World Health Organization on March 11, 2020, after previously being classified as an epidemic. The impact of the Covid pandemic on the healthcare system has been unprecedented in decades, putting a significant strain on healthcare systems around the world. Since then, the healthcare system and government officials have taken new steps to combat the infection. During the Covid-19 pandemic, health care providers and affected patients were concerned about their safety, thus strict precautions were implemented.