On rising COVID-19 cases in several countries

There is need to exercise caution and follow COVID19 appropriate norms & ensure taking booster doses’ says Dr. Rakesh Mishra, Director TIGS on the rising COVID19 cases in several countries. – With Chetana Belagere from South First. The panel discussion also included Dr. Giridhar Babu and Dr. Rajeev Jayadevan. Watch the full discussion below

While speaking to The Hindu, Dr. Rakesh Mishra emphasized that the surveillance methods, genomic sequencing to detect any new variants should be stepped up like frequent testing of the sewage samples which will give an advance notice to any emerging dangers across the country. Read the full report here

There much less to worry about the severity of the BF.7 variant of coronavirus, a sub-variant of Omicron on our population, however wearing face masks and avoiding unnecessary crowds is advised.

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