Published on:July 2022
Indian Journal of Pharmacy Practice, 2022; 15(3):249-252
Short Communication | doi:10.5530/ijopp.15.3.44


Ramesh Ganpisetti1,*Aikaterini Lalatsa2

1School of Pharmacy, University of Portsmouth, Portsmouth, UNITED KINGDOM.

2School of Pharmacy and Biomedical Sciences, Faculty of Science, University of Portsmouth, Portsmouth, UNITED KINGDOM.


Given that coronavirus is new to the world, staying informed is vital. The world does not know much about curing the virus but experts in the pharmacy field should take it upon themselves to keep the public informed on ways to protect themselves. There have been numerous publications ever since the pandemic broke out, but some might be misinformed. With pharmacy being the health science linking chemistry with medical science, it is the role of those in the field to shed some light on the appropriate measures to take to avoid getting infected with the virus. Pharmacy should be accessible and trustworthy. The aim is to focus more on essential services while reducing transmission. Institutions can also turn to a learning approach when seeking to deliver clinical education publication explores on the impact of coronavirus and COVID-19 pandemic on the present and future of the pharmacy field including; pharmacy practices, students, education, researchers and universities.

Keywords: COVID-19, Pharmacy, Pandemic, Virus, Health science.