M. Ihsan Kaadan, MD, MS

Ihsan Kaadan is an internal medicine resident at Boston Medical Center. He holds a master’s degree from Brandeis University in international health policy and management with a concentration on health systems strengthening. His research interests are in cardiology and health policy.

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The Downside of COVID-19 Prevention Measures for Public Health

Currently approaching 2.5 million, the number of COVID-19 cases is still rising around the world — with cases in the U.S. nearing 750,000. To reduce spread of the virus, governments have implemented lockdowns, declared national emergencies, and ordered the public to stay at home. While slowing down the virus, these actions can also bring a host of problems that healthcare professionals must prepare for. In the long term, some of those measures may lead to negative outcomes in cardiovascular, musculoskeletal, reproductive, and mental health. Developing strategies to overcome the downside the COVID-19 prevention measures on public health must happen in tandem with the current battle against the disease.