Of the state's 9,16,109 COVID-19 cases so far, 47,776 are children in the age group of 0 to 14 years.
As per studies, the Spike-protein antibodies (Immunoglobulin G or IgG) may last in human body for at least 6-months against the Covid-19 virus. But doctors say test need to be taken after 14-days post recovering from Covid-19 or after vaccination
The third wave of the Covid -19 pandemic can well be predicted before its arrival in Odisha even as the Covid graph is currently showing a downward trend, Director, Health services Director Dr Bijay Moahapatra said on Friday.
NITI Aayog member Dr V. K. Paul on Tuesday said thwarting the third wave of Covid-19 pandemic is in the hands of the people as "it can be stopped if Covid appropriate behaviour is followed, and majority of the people get vaccinated".
The Delta Plus variant of Covid-19 virus can't cause much damage if it is detected at the earliest and infected patients are isolated accordingly.
The Health Department of Odisha has exuded confidence to tackle any kind of eventualities in the wake of a third wave of Coronavirus outbreak in the State.
Sri Lanka is presently in the mid of a third wave of the pandemic since the first local patient with COVID infection was detected in March last year.
With experts expressing concerns on the risk to children in the event of a third outbreak of the Covid pandemic in the country, the government has come out with comprehensive guidelines for the management of COVID-19 among children.
Odisha government has approved several recommendations of the Technical Committee, headed by DMET, for paediatric care in the event of a third wave.
Creation of a designated wing for paediatric cases in the existing COVID hospitals for better and safe management of cases as strict isolation of COVID-19 positive Paediatric cases may not be possible in general wards.
Doctors at a private hospital in Bhubaneswar performed a miracle when they pulled 15-day-old Gudia, who had contracted COVID19, from the jaws of death, kindling hope amid the despair situation
New Delhi: The third wave of Covid is inevitable given the amount of virus circulating in India, Principal Scientific Adviser to the Government, K. VijayRaghavan warned on Wednesday. Addressing the…