bihar news: Bihar Coronavirus: concerns of people increased before the third wave of corona in Bihar, calls are coming to AIIMS Patna every day to seek information – people calling patna aiims telemedicine center for third wave of coronavirus in bihar
- concern of people increased before the third wave of corona in bihar
- Calls for information coming daily in Patna AIIMS
- 50% people asked questions on third wave – Patna AIIMS
- People seeking information about the new variant of Corona – Patna AIIMS
The Telemedicine Department in AIIMS Patna is getting at least 20 calls daily. Apart from Bihar, people of Bihar living in Noida are also making these phone calls. All these people on the phone are asking questions about the third wave of Corona. Questions range from its potential severity to its effects on children and how to protect them.
People are calling in AIIMS for information about the third wave
Dr Anil Kumar, Head of the Department of Trauma and Telemedicine at Patna AIIMS, said that IT shows the level of concern about the return of the Covid-19 wave with unknown ramifications.
Dr Vijay Kumar of General Medicine and Dr Shvetlina from the Department of Dermatology are other experts who answer people’s queries.
50% people asked questions on third wave – Patna AIIMS
Nearly 50% of the questions asked in a Zoom meeting with doctors from Patna AIIMS with around 100 residents of a housing society in Noida were related to the impact of the third wave of corona. These were the people who got corona infection in the second wave. Anil said hair fall, stress and anxiety, lack of sleep and measures to protect children were among other issues in post-Covid patients on which people sought medical advice.
People seeking information about the new variant of Corona – Patna AIIMS
Doctors said that mostly being aware through media information, many also wanted to know whether Kappa and Lambda variants apart from Delta Plus are likely to spread in the country and whether our health system is ready to face them. is?
According to Dr. Anil, there is no need to be afraid. The ongoing vaccine trials at AIIMS Patna and Delhi have shown sero positivity (developed antibodies) in almost 50% of the children in their mandatory medical test before they are selected to receive the test shots.
Increased immunity in children
He said that although children have higher immunity levels than adults, their nutritional levels need to be increased to keep them strong enough to face the threat of future pandemic waves.
‘Children of Bihar close to herd immunity’
At the same time, according to Dr Vijay, ‘Our children are close to the state of herd immunity. While some had it naturally, others developed it by chance contracting a symptomatic or asymptomatic viral infection from exposure to a family member or friend. Now, we have to promote it in the remaining children and this can be done by following some simple tips like giving protein rich food, plenty of water, vegetables and fruits.
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