Dr Maria Faiz, Dr Kiflain Hassan, Dr Sara Riaz, Dr Fiza Anwer
Introduction: There have been 3 090 445 cases of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) and 217 769 death reported worldwide as of April 30, 2020. Objectives: The main objective of the study is to analyse the epidemiological aspects and psychological reactions to COVID-19 of medical practitioners. Material and methods: This cross-sectional study was conducted in Khyber Teaching Hospital during January 2020 to June 2020. This study was done through systematically designed questionnaire. This survey analysis was conducted among medical students and professionals. The data was collected from 120 participants, who are willing to participate in this study. Results: The data was collected from 120 participants. This data consists of both medical students and professionals. There are 68 (56.7%) female and 52 (43.3%) male participants. Out of 120, 88 (73.3%) are medical professionals and 32 (26.7%) are medical students. According to respondents, there are different sources of information for Covid-19. Social media is the main source of information (46.7%), television (26.7%), others (15.8%) and print media (10.8%). There are different sources of transmission, aerosols and droplets, contact with human fluids and contact with contaminated surface. All of them is considered to be the major source of transmission. Conclusion: It is concluded that adverse psychological symptoms were prevalent among medical care workers in Pakistan during the COVID-19 epidemic.