Is the third wave of COVID-19 inevitable in India?
Dr. Samiran Panda, Head of Epidemiology and Communicable Diseases, ICMR, says the third wave is a distinct possibility although not inevitable as it is dependent on the scale and quality of appropriate public health measures.
When will the third wave of COVID-19 will come in India?
The Head of Epidemiology and Infectious Diseases of Indian Council of Medical Research, Dr Samiran Panda said that there is a possibility that 3rd wave of COVID 19 can hit India by August end, but it can be avoided.
Can I get COVID-19 again?
In general, reinfection means a person was infected (got sick) once, recovered, and then later became infected again. Based on what we know from similar viruses, some reinfections are expected. We are still learning more about COVID-19.
How dangerous is COVID-19?
Most people will have mild symptoms and get better on their own. But about 1 in 6 will have severe problems, such as trouble breathing. The odds of more serious symptoms are higher if you’re older or have another health condition like diabetes or heart disease.
Can I still have sex during the coronavirus pandemic?
If both of you are healthy and feeling well, are practicing social distancing and have had no known exposure to anyone with COVID-19, touching, hugging, kissing, and sex are more likely to be safe.
What happens if COVID-19 mutates?
Thanks to science fiction, the word “mutant” has become associated in popular culture with something that is abnormal and dangerous. Yet in reality, viruses like SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, are mutating all the time and often this process does not have any impact on the risk the virus poses to humans.
Is there a third shot of COVID-19 vaccine?
Currently, only two authorized vaccines have the possibility of a third shot in the foreseeable future — Pfizer and Moderna. Johnson & Johnson, on the other hand, only requires one dose, but the company is also researching the possibility of booster shots.