Can this new Vietnam hybrid strain trigger a third COVID wav
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Can this new Vietnam hybrid strain trigger a third COVID wave in India?
On Nation Wants to Know today, with Madhavdas G, tune in a conversation with an expert panel as they talk about various aspects, effects, intensity and repercussions of this deadly new hybrid covid strain discovered in Vietnam. Deadly new hybrid strain discovered in Vietnam. Reports suggest that it has similarities and matching characteristics of the variant found in India and the UK. The Vietnam government has claimed that this hybrid variant with original mutations belonging to the UK variant is extremely dangerous and spreading faster than all other strains.

As India is in the midst of turning the second wave surge to a corner, the infection rates are sliding exponentially, but Vietnam has sounded a new alarm. In the debate, Dr Rahul Pandit, Director, Critical Care, Fortis Hospital, Mumbai & Member of Maharashtra Govt Covid Task Force states, that it is imperative that we ramp up our vaccination programme and we use a double mask when we step out of the house. Additionally, Dr Ishwar Gilada, Consultant, Infectious Diseases & Secretary-General - Organised Medicine Academic Guild, adds that we are in the business of import and export with this virus. Sometimes we import a variant; other times, we export.