COVID-19 Pandemic: The Vaccine of a Society is its Education



Panagiotis Plotas1, *, Ariadni Konstantopoulou1, Antonios Andriotis1, Eleni Jelastopulu1
1 Department of Public Health, Medical School, University of Patras, Patras, Greece


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Abstract

After the outbreak of COVID-19, societies were called to face its spread with several measures. However, the health of every human being is a good that is necessary for the prosperity of a society. Public health is everyone's individual responsibility. Health education is the process that will lead to the proper and prepared behavior of societies in any virus outbreak, and this should be cultivated from a very young age starting from school.

Keywords: COVID-19, Pandemic, Health education, Health promotion, School, Pulic health.