:: Volume 5, Issue 2 (Journal of Research in Dental & Maxillofacial Sciences Spring 2020) ::
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Educational Problems of Dental Schools During Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Outbreak in Iran
S Baghery moghadam1 , F Mirzaei * 2
1- Assistant professor, Dental Research Center, Golestan University of Medical Sciences, Gorgan, Iran
2- Student Research Committee, Golestan University of Medical Sciences, Gorgan, Iran. , fatemehmirzaei.ir.1998@gmail.com
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On 20 January 2020, the World Health Organization (WHO) stated that the outbreak of Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is a global concern that poses a high risk for countries like Iran with vulnerable health systems. In Iran, virtual education began a few weeks after the suspension of universities. However, this was difficult for the field of dentistry to achieve as practical courses cover most of the academic semester. In this article, we state the problems among dental schools of Iran during the outbreak of COVID-19.
Keywords: COVID-19, Dental Education, Humans
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Type of Study: Short communication | Subject: Oral medicine
* Corresponding Author Address: Student Research Committee, Golestan University of Medical Sciences, Gorgan, Iran.
References
1. 1. World Health Organization. Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) Situation Report - 64. Available at: https://www.who.int/docs/default-source/coronaviruse/situation-reports/20200324-sitrep-64-covid-19.pdf?sfvrsn=723b221e_2 /Accessed April 10, 2020.
2. Meng L, Hua F, Bian Z. Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19): Emerging and Future Challenges for Dental and Oral Medicine. J Dent Res. 2020 Mar;99(5):481-7. [DOI:10.1177/0022034520914246] [PMID] [PMCID]



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