AQUADEMIA
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Impact of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) on College and University Students: A Global Health and Education Problem

Aquademia, 2020, 4(2), ep20026, https://doi.org/10.29333/aquademia/8494
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ABSTRACT

The origin of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in Wuhan China has been reported to be one of the lethal pandemics the world has ever faced. Though the first case was reported in December 2019, COVID-19 spread so rapidly to the majority of countries by March 2020 and was declared a global pandemic by the World Health Organization. COVID-19 pandemic led to increased morbidity and mortality within a very short period of time. COVID-19 pandemic caused schools, colleges, and universities to come to a closure in order to avoid further transmission and spread of the disease. The physical closure of schools, colleges, and universities has impacted students in several ways in that some students have reported suffering from anxiety, depression, and mood swings. COVID-19 has disrupted social interaction among students and has affected their family life. These impacts on students will eventually affect their academic performance and progression. Thus, learning institutions should put in measures to help students recover from the impacts of COVID-19.

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Coronavirus disease 2019 colleges impacts mental health schools universities

CITATION (APA)

Mudenda, S., Zulu, A., Phiri, M. N., Ngazimbi, M., Mufwambi, W., Kasanga, M., & Banda, M. (2020). Impact of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) on College and University Students: A Global Health and Education Problem. Aquademia, 4(2), ep20026. https://doi.org/10.29333/aquademia/8494
Harvard
Mudenda, S., Zulu, A., Phiri, M. N., Ngazimbi, M., Mufwambi, W., Kasanga, M., and Banda, M. (2020). Impact of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) on College and University Students: A Global Health and Education Problem. Aquademia, 4(2), ep20026. https://doi.org/10.29333/aquademia/8494
Vancouver
Mudenda S, Zulu A, Phiri MN, Ngazimbi M, Mufwambi W, Kasanga M, et al. Impact of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) on College and University Students: A Global Health and Education Problem. AQUADEMIA. 2020;4(2):ep20026. https://doi.org/10.29333/aquademia/8494
AMA
Mudenda S, Zulu A, Phiri MN, et al. Impact of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) on College and University Students: A Global Health and Education Problem. AQUADEMIA. 2020;4(2), ep20026. https://doi.org/10.29333/aquademia/8494
Chicago
Mudenda, Steward, Annie Zulu, Maureen Nkandu Phiri, Moses Ngazimbi, Webrod Mufwambi, Maisa Kasanga, and Michelo Banda. "Impact of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) on College and University Students: A Global Health and Education Problem". Aquademia 2020 4 no. 2 (2020): ep20026. https://doi.org/10.29333/aquademia/8494
MLA
Mudenda, Steward et al. "Impact of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) on College and University Students: A Global Health and Education Problem". Aquademia, vol. 4, no. 2, 2020, ep20026. https://doi.org/10.29333/aquademia/8494

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