There is a demand for a third booster dose to beat Corona.
Booster Dose: Discussions about booster doses have intensified among top health experts, as they recommend it to people with comorbidities and healthcare workers. Some even argue that the priority should be to first administer both doses of vaccines to the entire population. The Indian Medical Association (IMA) has called for a third booster dose for healthcare workers across the country.Also Read – Bihar: Within minutes of getting the vaccine, the woman died, the relatives attacked the doctors, action
In an effort to stop the growing infection, the US government has introduced Covid booster shots for all adults. However, Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya said that the decision on the booster dose will be taken only on the basis of expert recommendation, adding that the priority is to complete the adult immunization program with both the doses at the earliest. Also Read – Uttarakhand Unlock: Uttarakhand became free from restrictions, remember – restrictions are over, not guidelines
Dr. Samiran Panda, Head, Department of Epidemiology and Infectious Diseases, Indian Council of Medical Research, said that on the basis of scientific evidence, a Kovid booster dose can be introduced, but this time our focus should be on the total, the country Vaccination with both doses throughout. Also Read – So far 110 countries have given recognition to India’s corona vaccine, agreements for cooperation
Padmashree Dr. Ashok Seth, President, Pan Fortis Medical Council said, we should not follow America in giving booster doses. Instead, we need to focus on the second dose of vaccination that has been left behind. Booster doses can disrupt our mass immunization program which we cannot tolerate. Explaining the reason for the booster dose in America, he said that the Delta variant is causing infection in European countries and the same is the reason for the booster dose there. However, India has now passed that stage.