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Omicron; Booster dose, Precautions need of the hour: Dr Angelique Coetzee

Dr Angelique Coetzee, chairperson of the South African Medical Association (SAMA) and General Practitioner for 33 years has warned the world community against unnecessary panicking over the spread of Omicron mutant variant of Covid-19. She has called upon the affected nations to lay emphasis on adhering to Covid-19 guidelines rather than enforcing restrictions to combat the pandemic menace. In a telephonic interview, Dr Angelique Coetzee cautioned governments against announcing a series of curbs over the movement of people. Instead, they should not close the country borders, make elaborate arrangements to increase testing’s, wear masks, keep sanitizing, maintain hygiene, social distancing and get vaccinated, booster dose, she stressed. First Physician to spot the SARS-Cov-2 Omicron variant: Now it’s a well-known fact that Dr Angelique Coetzee was the first physician to spot the SARS-Cov-2 Omicron variant of Covid-19. She is the chairperson of the South African medical association (SAM

Omicron; ENT Expert Deepak Haldipur Confident: “We Shall Overcome Positively”

Dr Deepak Haldipur, a city-based ENT specialist is too optimistic about overcoming the current challenges posed by the Omicron variant. He admits to being basically a positive person and hence opines: “Even this (Third) time, eventually we are bound to emerge victoriously”. Dr Deepak Haldipur apart from being a veteran in his field of specialization is also renowned as the only doctor in the state to perform the highest number of Black Fungus surgeries. A literally down to the ground person is known for conversing in chaste Kannada recalling quotes of well-known authors to draw home his point. At times, he lambasts the degradation of natural wealth in the name of modernization and just because some people can afford to spend lavishly. In no time he also evolves into a philosopher lamenting at the greed of people at the cost of the well-being of the society at large. In fact, it’s no different even when you approach him as a patient. He’s plain, simple and straight to the point without