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Ask The Doctor | Covid, co-morbidities & why India must 'beg, borrow & steal' vaccines

May 05, 2021 20:54 IST | By Editorji News Desk

As the nation grapples with oxygen crisis amid a raging pandemic, India’s top doctors say a nationwide lockdown is the best solution to control the spike in cases. They say India has to step up vaccination at any cost, and must be prepared to keep its national pride aside and ‘beg, borrow or steal’ vaccines if they have to. 

Also on the show, how does Covid-19 affect people with co-morbidities like heart disease or diabetes? Should you worry about getting vaccinated if you have a pre-existing condition? Should you go in for elective surgeries amid the raging pandemic?

Answering your questions on the impact of Covid-19 on patients were pre-existing conditions, on this episode of Ask The Doctor are Dr Ambrish Mithal, Chairman & Head, Endocrinology & Diabetes at Max Healthcare, Dr Arvinder Soin, Chairman, Institute of Liver Transplantation and Regenerative Medicine at Medanta Medicity, Gurgaon; and Dr Praveen Chandra, Cardiologist and Chairman of Interventional Cardiology at Medanta Medicity, Gurgaon.

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