A day after reporting 2 cases of the Omicron coronavirus variant, the Union government wrote to states asking them to be “very vigilant”.
The union health secretary called on state governments to improve surveillance. In the letter, he also added that the evidence indicates that fully vaccinated people are protected from the severity of the disease.
To discuss the Omicron Challenge, CNBC-TV18 spoke with Dr. Jayaprakash Muliyil, Chairman of the Scientific Advisory Board of the National Institute of Epidemiology.
Watch the video to learn more.
First publication: STI