Saturday, May 30, 2020

50 PERCENT OF INDIAN POPULATION MAY GET INFECTED FROM COVID 19 BY DECEMBER 20202 :NIMHANS NEUROVIROLOGY HEAD

BANGALURU : There will be a spike in covid 19 cases after the lockdown4.0 will end warned dr v ravi ,head of neurovirology national institute of mental heath and neurosciences and nodal officer in
Karnataka health task force for covid 19.
our  country has till not not witnessed the spike in the cases.the  numbers will be go up from june  and  the end of 4.0 lockdown there will be a community spread.
By december  this year  half  of indian population may get infected with the virus but  best part will be  that mostly like  90 % of them will not know that they are infected .
only 5% of the cases  that will have to be treated with adequate high flow oxygen and nearly same would require ventilator support.
when the lockdown will be  lifted ,it is important that states  have to be fully geared up with medical necessities to handle increased in case especially those which will required  intensive care and  vantilators.
To prepare the states to handle the covid the  ICMR  under the direction of  prime minister has directed all the states to setup at least two covid  laboratories in each districts.
speaking on mortality rate in our country dr ravi said  that it ranges between 3 and  4  percent
Gujrat has highest rate 6% .we will have to wait till march 2021 to have vaccine. people have to learn  to live with covid 19 with all necessary precautions and preventive measures.The novel corna virus  is  to so deadly as EBOLA  MERS  and SARS  he added. 






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