Decision on COVID Booster Dose Timely: Dr Jayesh Lele, General Secretary, IMA

PUBLISHED ON: January 11, 2022 | Duration: 14 min, 20 sec

The decision on precaution dose of COVID vaccine is timely, said Dr Jayesh Lele from Indian Medical Association on the roll-out of booster dose amid a surge in the COVID-19 cases. Explaining the need for a booster dose, Dr Lele said, "There are two key issues – firstly, there is a shortage of healthcare workers. Secondly, we lost around 2,000 doctors during the second wave of the pandemic." The Banega Swasth India team spoke to Dr Lele on current COVID situation in India and the Omicron wave as well. Watch the full interview.
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