COVID-19 and mental health: Our reactions to its actions


  • Mohd. Farooq Shaikh Neuropharmacology Research Strength, Jeffrey Cheah School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Monash University Malaysia, Bandar Sunway 47500, Selangor, Malaysia.
  • Faiz Ahmed Shaikh School of Pharmacy, Management and Science University, Shah Alam, Selangor, Malaysia.



COVID-19, mental health, pandemic


The genetic epidemiology suggests that coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is most likely transmitted to the human population in November or December 2019, originating from Wuhan and spread entirely by human-to-human transmission. The period of the Chinese New Year holidays is thought to be one of the key periods where a substantial transmission took place within Wuhan. Moreover, the movement of people from Wuhan resulted in massive spread nationally and internationally when people traveled during the holidays.


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How to Cite

Shaikh, M. F. and Shaikh, F. A. . (2020) “COVID-19 and mental health: Our reactions to its actions”, Neuroscience Research Notes, 3(2), pp. 1–3. doi: 10.31117/neuroscirn.v3i2.46.