Awareness of COVID-19 among the General Population of the Northern Border Region of Saudi Arabia

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Ahmed Subeh Alshrari

Abstract

The pandemic Coronavirus Disease-19 (COVID-19) is an international apprehension, and there exists no effective treatment for it. Therefore, educating people about the necessary information regarding COVID-19 has become an essential tool to fight against COVID-19. The purpose of this research was to evaluate the awareness of COVID-19 among the general people of the Northern Border Region of Saudi Arabia (NBRSA). A self-administered questionnaire containing basic questions was designed and shared with the people after taking their consent. A total of 249 people participated in this study. The data was collected and analyzed. This study has been revealed that the general public of the NBRSA has a passable knowledge of the specific information about the COVID-19. However, the public is not satisfactorily aware of the complications associated with COVID-19. Accordingly, COVID-19 related education programs should be conducted regularly to increase the awareness of the general public of the NBRSA for COVID-19.

Keywords:
COVID-19, awareness, public, Northern Border Region, Saudi Arabia.

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Alshrari, A. S. (2020). Awareness of COVID-19 among the General Population of the Northern Border Region of Saudi Arabia. Journal of Pharmaceutical Research International, 32(22), 23-34. https://doi.org/10.9734/jpri/2020/v32i2230768
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