Prevalence of COVID - 19 in the dental school of the Universidad Nacional Pedro Henríquez Ureña in the year 2023.

Published: 11 June 2024| Version 1 | DOI: 10.17632/3z4s6x959r.1


COVID-19 is an infectious disease caused by the SARS-CoV-2 virus that resulted in a change in the way of life, consultation care and social development. The purpose of this study was to describe the prevalence of COVID-19 in the dental clinic staff at the Pedro Henríquez Ureña University (UNPHU). As a result, the prevalence of COVID-19 in the sample studied was 50.6%, with students being the group with the highest COVID-19 positivity with 32%, predominantly the female sex with 55% and the age range 22-27 years with 37%. Ninety-seven percent of the population reported having been inoculated, with a predominance of the Sinovac vaccine in 47%.


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This is a cross-sectional analytical observational study, prospective by collection, in which data collection was carried out through a survey type document in: students, teachers, administrative and auxiliary staff of the dental school, in the period January-April 2023, in those involved who met the eligibility criteria.


Universidad Nacional Pedro Henriquez Urena


Human Vaccines for Infectious Disease, COVID-19, COVID-19 Therapy