Clinically Speaking with Dr. Wig: The India COVID-19 Crisis
Early on, India instituted significant lockdown measures, which appeared to have a positive impact in keeping new COVID-19 cases and deaths much lower than in other countries. However, starting in mid-April, the country has struggled to contain a massive surge in cases, which is resulting in a huge burden for their health care system.
Through the example of India, we’re able to understand:
- How surges in one country can affect others,
- The impact on containment of the disease when individuals lack immunity and vaccinations lag
- The importance of getting vaccinated in order to reach herd immunity
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