COVID-19 and H1N1 - The two pandemics and their consequences on human life: A Mini-Review


  • Muhammad Ali Fayyaz Ali Student, 5th year MBBS, Quaid e Azam Medical College Bahawalpur, Pakistan.
  • Iqra Amjad Islamia University Bahawalpur, Pakistan.
  • Amrat Liaquat University of Medical and Health Sciences, Jamshoro, Pakistan.



COVID-19, H1N1, Pandemics, Quarantine, swine flu


Background: A global  pandemic has always been the after-effect of lessened immunity in the human population. This is a brief narrative review comparing some points of both pandemics. Methods: A comparative study was conducted by data collection through published articles and official websites. Conclusion:  The current pandemic has affected all aspects of life. Psychological issues are dominating in this COVID-19 pandemic especially in six different groups of people. Emergency responses process was slower in COVID-19 pandemic than that of H1N1. H1N1 pandemic of 2009 proved to have a lesser impact on education, traveling, even the mental state of people. COVID-19 and H1N1 infections have most of the similar things but distinctions are very subordinating.


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How to Cite

Ali, M. A. F., Amjad, I. ., & Ayaz Ali, A. . (2020). COVID-19 and H1N1 - The two pandemics and their consequences on human life: A Mini-Review. Pakistan Journal of Surgery and Medicine, 1(3), e186.