GOOD NEWS ON AVAILABILITY OF VACCINE FOR COVID 19 BY LATE 2020 OR EARLY MID 2021 :
The prediction of 7 million by October was well challenged in India As we stand on 2nd Oct. less than 64 Lakh cases. The daily cases have plummeted from the close to one lakh mark to 80,000 . Daily Death also is stabilizing just around 1,000 with adequate ICU & Equipment and improved expertise.
The interview with our Scientist is promising and invigorating at this time of Pandemic affecting the Nation that has left many depressed.
With over 200 Vaccine Candidates the world over and about 8 in last phases of trials and 2 good and reliable .
Of course there will NOT BE short cuts in Licensing by the committee to approve production, distribution.
The priority to give the vaccine is known well to all of us . Yes the frontline workers who are most exposed to the risk of infection then come the others.
TILL THE VACCINE IS INJECTED LETS CONTINUE THE GOOD PRACTICE OF FOLLOWING THE NORM THAT WE FOLLOWED METTICULOUSLY THIS 6 MONTHS . more
Any vaccine produced till now is not aimed at single shot protection. How can you expect it to safeguard 135 Crore ?
Hopefully Indians may get immunity to fight it out like many other disease for less fatality, that's all. more
One may still get infected, at least at a milder level, even after getting vaccinated and there can be serious long term side effects which are unknown at this point.
One can continue to wait for the vaccine or actively work on changing the odds in one's favor. In addition to social distancing, mask and hand washing one should reduce the intake of sugars in all forms to the bare minimum - most important action point for an individual among many other things - and strengthening the immune system. The virus needs sugar in the cells to be able to replicate and high sugars means insulin spikes in the body which has other negative impacts on our immune system.
The government can help the citizens by actively educating them on how to improve their health and strengthen their immune system. more