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COVID appropriate behaviour, vaccination must to curb third wave

24 May 2021 | News

Vaccination is essential. But even after vaccination, you are susceptible: Dr Suresh Jadhav, Executive Director, Serum Institute of India

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HEAL Health organised an e-summit – the 17th Episode of HEAL-Thy Samvaad series to discuss the vaccine conundrum amidst the ongoing COVID-19 second wave, demystifying the reasons behind the surge and about the predicted gruesome COVID -19 third wave, in association with HEAL Foundation and knowledge partner Brand Wagon Club.

Dr Suresh Jadhav, Executive Director, Serum Institute of India Pvt Ltd, Pune said, “Vaccination is essential. But even after vaccination, you are susceptible. Therefore, be cautious and follow the COVID preventive guidelines.”

Dr Sanjay Kumar Rai, Professor, Dept of Community Medicine, AIIMS, New Delhi, President, IPHA said, “COVID inappropriate behaviour has been contributing to increasing the number of cases.”

Dr Amitav Banerjee, HoD, Community Medicine, Dr DY Patil Medical College & Hospital, Pune, stated, “The bottom line to combat such a pandemic is to take care of general health.”

Prof KG Suresh, Vice-Chancellor, Makhanlal Chaturvedi National University of Journalism & Communication, Bhopal said, “We need to have a robust communication ecosystem in place to curb the infodemic, which will be quite helpful in combating the ongoing as well as the upcoming pandemic.”

Dr Swadeep Srivastava, Founder, HEAL Health Group mentioned, “The oxygen crisis has also been unprecedented. Therefore, to combat the COVID 3.0, we need to follow the COVID preventive measures stringently and get vaccinated compulsorily.”

 

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