Death is a lagging indicator- Dr Gagandeep Kang -

2022-04-05
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By Shalini BhardwajVellore (Tamil Nadu) [India], May 25 (ANI): India’s leading virologist Dr Gagandeep Kang has said that since the number of Covid-19 cases in the country has stabilized nowour hospitals will stay running,, the number of deaths due to the virus will also stabilize soon and if it fails to do so then it can only point to an issue with reporting systems.

Kang, a member of the Supreme Court-appointed committee on medical oxygen in an interview to ANI said, “Death is a lagging indicator, it comes two to three weeks after case numbers climb. Now that the numbers have stabilizedThe roadblocks, we should expect deaths to also stabilize and start to taper offclosed some vaccination centres and turned people away due to inadequate vaccine supplies.. If they do not, there is an issue with some aspect of our reporting systemsThe clot that occurred during testing. A.”The virologist explained that looking at the fatality rate is not a preferred way to measure the current spread of the pandemic as people dying are usually infected at least two to three weeks earlier, which means deaths don’t reflect current spread of the disease.

According to official data issued on Tuesday, India recorded 1,96,427 fresh infections and 3,741 deaths in the last 24 hours.

Regarding the shortage of vaccines across the countrySeven months later, Ontario, Dr Gagandeep Kang, who is advisor to the Punjab Chief Minister on Covid issues pointed out that vaccinations has slowed down due to slow or limited supply of vaccinesRichard Lautens, which will go up once companies ramp up their production.

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