Indian Namaste Goes Global In COVID-19 Era

  • Madhusudhan Kempaiah Siddaiah Reader, Department of Pediatric and Preventive Dentistry, The Oxford Dental College, Hosur Main Road, Bommanahalli, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India.
  • Pallavi Madhusudhan Department of Biochemistry, Mysore Makkala Koota & Sri Dharmasthala Manjunatheshwara Mahila Maha Vidyalaya, Mysuru, India.
Keywords: Anjali Mudra, Coronavirus, Covid-19, Namaste, Namaskar, Pandemic.


To the Editor-in-Chief

Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic began in China with a bunch of severe pneumonia cases, later identified to be caused by the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus-2 in December 2019. Thailand reported the primary COVID-19 case outside of China on 13th January 2020, Africa reported its first case in Egypt on 14th February 2020 and Nigeria reported its patient of COVID-19 on 27th February 2020. Virtually, all countries within the world are affected.1