Corona virus infection a metacognition from medico-legal point of view

Ashim Mishra, Prateek Rastogi

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The caution exercised by the authorities at the midst of hue and cry created by novel corona virus infection is commendable. But the scattered events of suspected case escaping the quarantine leads to a more fundamental issue, clearly questioning about culpability of the persons in spreading infections. This paper is intended to build a clarification without being exhaustive in approach about the medico-legal point of view of recent corona virus pandemic and parameters for determining the legal culpability.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)5
Number of pages1
JournalJournal of Punjab Academy of Forensic Medicine and Toxicology
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 01-01-2020

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Pathology and Forensic Medicine
  • Toxicology


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