The Indian Medical Association (IMA), the country’s apex body of doctors, has appealed to the central and state governments to not lax in the war against Covid.
New Delhi: The Indian Medical Association (IMA), the country’s apex body of doctors, has appealed to the central and state governments to not lax in the war against Covid. The organization has warned that the third wave of Corona is near. The IMA said that these incidents can become the main reason for the third wave of the epidemic, regarding the laxity of the government and the people and the gathering of people in large numbers without following the Covid-19 protocol.
In a statement, the IMA said that the arrival of tourists, pilgrimages, religious fervor is necessary but can wait for a few more months. The doctors’ body said global evidence and the history of any pandemic suggest that a third wave is inevitable and imminent.
“However, it is sad to mention that at this critical time, when everyone needs to act to reduce the chances of a third wave, in many parts of the country, governments and people are lax,” the statement said. and are gathering in large numbers without following the covid protocol. Tourist arrivals, pilgrimages and religious fervor are all necessary but can wait a few months. ”
IMA said, “Allowing these and allowing people to join this crowd without getting vaccinated can make a big contribution to the third wave of Covid.” On the day of the start of the annual Rath Yatra in Puri, Odisha and Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand. This statement has come amid talks about granting permission for the Kanwar Yatra. The IMA has appealed to all the states to stop the overcrowding of people.