Sexuality and Fertility in the Time of COVID-19
Rachid Ait Addi 1 2 * , Abdelhafid Benksim 3, Mohamed Cherkaoui 1
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1 Laboratory of Human Ecology, Semlalia School of Sciences, Cady Ayad University, Marrakesh, Morocco
2 Al Amal Dental Clinic, Marrakesh, Morocco
3 High Institute of Nursing, Marrakesh, Morocco
* Corresponding Author

Abstract

COVID-19 is an acute respiratory disease caused by novel coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 or 2019-nCoV. Recently, on March 11, 2020, COVID-19 was declared by the WHO as a virus pandemic disease. Many measures were conducted to tackle COVID-19 outbreak. The important one is social isolation that have been adopted all over the world which are the first one done as widely as that in modern history. Such measures have wide reaching consequences as reducing significantly the opportunity for casual sexual meetings, and increasing sexual intercourse for couples with stable sexual relationships, especially married ones. This leads us to the conclusion that within 9 months there will be an increase in births. This means that the global fertility will increase, especially in the developing countries whom have the highest rate of fertility.

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Article Type: Brief Report

https://doi.org/10.5799/jcei/8211

J Clin Exp Invest, 2020 - Volume 11 Issue 4, Article No: em00741

Publication date: 26 Apr 2020

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