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AIIMS chief says I don’t Think that Covid will Seriously Affect Children in Future
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AIIMS chief says I don’t Think that Covid will Seriously Affect Children in Future

AIIMS chief Delhi Director Dr. Randeep Guleria on Tuesday said that there is no data, either in India or internationally, to indicate that children will be seriously infected in any next wave of COVID-19. Addressing a joint press conference on the COVID-19 situation here, Dr. Guleria said it is a piece of misinformation that subsequent waves of the COVID-19 pandemic are going to cause severe illness in children. There is no data - either from India or globally - to show that children will be seriously infected in subsequent waves," he said. What did Dr. Randeep Guleria AIIMS Cheif say? He said that 60 - 70 percent of children who were infected during the second wave in India and admitted to hospitals either had co-morbidities or had low immunity and healthy children recovered fro...
The Third Wave of Covid-19 May Affect Children
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The Third Wave of Covid-19 May Affect Children

Middle of this covid-19 pandemic, when India is facing its second wave, Principal Scientific Adviser to the government K Vijay Raghavan has said on Wednesday that the third wave of the virus is inevitable. Hence, the third wave of covid-19 may affect children this time. “Phase three is inevitable given the higher levels of circulating virus, but it is not clear on what time-scale this phase three will occur. We should be prepared for new waves,” he said. Also read| ICMR's new guidelines: Healthy individuals don't need RT-PCR test to travel inter-state As per the expert’s opinions, the third wave of covid-19 may adversely affect the children of India. According to them, the first wave was heavy for the elders, the second wave is affecting youth majorly, and the upcoming third wave may ...