New Dehi: The Chairperson of the COVID-19 Activity Power in AIIMS Delhi, Dr Navneet Wig on Saturday (October 2, 2021) stated that the conflict in opposition to COVID-19 continues to be not simple because the pandemic can come again with a vengeance. Dr Navneet Wig additionally cautioned folks whilst India efficiently administered 90 crore COVID-19 vaccine doses.
“We have now to go far forward of 100 crores and need to make all people double vaccinated. So that is our goal and we’re shifting forward, however we’ve to maneuver sooner and be certain that all people will get the second dose as effectively,” Dr Wig advised ANI.
“And that’s how we’re going to win this conflict. It’s not a straightforward conflict nonetheless, we can’t be overconfident, we’ve to be a bit of underconfident in order that we do not decrease our guard and take all precautions,” he added.
Dr Wig additional stated that some states have nonetheless a positivity price of greater than 10 %. “It’s not simple. Many nations are nonetheless preventing battles. So we’ve to be very cautious as this could come again with a vengeance,” he said.
In the meantime, forward of the pageant season, the Union Well being Ministry has been constantly alerting states and union territories to curb the unfold of COVID-19.
The AIIMS COVID-19 Activity Power chief stated that the folks of the nation must be additional cautious until two weeks after Diwali as a result of acute febrile sickness is throughout.
“We’re seeing instances with dengue, scrub typhus, typhoid fever and airborne illnesses. So it is rather troublesome for docs to determine whether it is Covid or flu, dengue, typhoid fever, or viral hepatitis. So my request is that until pageant season, please go sluggish, put on your masks and keep away from social gatherings,” he said.
(With ANI inputs)