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 We need to learn to live with the virus: Dr Angelique Coetzee

Dr Angelique Coetzee who first recognized the clinical symptoms of the Omicron variant of Covid-19 pandemic and realized that there was a new variant has warned that the there could be any number of sub variants of the Covid-19 pandemic on the way and has advised safety precautions like having booster dose, wear proper mask and refrain from large gatherings.                                                                               Dr Angelique Coetzee Closing borders not a solution: In a telephonic interview the South African Pretoria based private practitioner and immediate past chairperson of the South African Medical Association is categorical to state-“As the viruses have come to stay and traces of the same are found everywhere it may not be feasible or a right step to close the international borders. Such a measure may not be a wise move to tackle the problem at your doorsteps. It is also important to have additional booster vaccine dose, especially for people above the age

Omicron Variant of Covid-19 becomes a nightmare overnight

When the general public of the country was worried about the third wave of Covid-19 mutant virus, the Omicron variant said to be originated from South Africa has suddenly evolved into a nightmare overnight. Although only two cases and that too from those returning to the Silicon city Bengaluru have tested positive in the country, it's become successful in triggering the panic buttons in no time! Lav Agarwal, Joint Secretary, Union Health Ministry, Government of India declared officially about the first two cases reporting from Bengaluru. In fact, Bengaluru also holds the dubious distinction of reporting the first Covid-19 death in the country. Again, such fatality took place in the passing away of an elderly person returning from the Haj pilgrimage. Mumbai reports Four cases: Four more people returning to Mumbai from South Africa tested positive on the same day. Though the pandemic is in its initial stage, it's sent enough shock waves across the nation. On the other hand, 373