National Journal of Community Medicine

Editorial/Guest Editorial

Year: 2021 | Volume: 12 | Issue: 12 | Page No: 394-394

Covid-19: Is Omicron Led Third Wave Impending in India?

Author: Prakash Patel1


1Assistant Professor, Department of Community Medicine, SMIMER, Surat


Covid-19 cases, particularly of the Omicron strain, are on the rise around the world, including in India. In this piece, I attempted to appraise India's status in light of the impending third wave. Based on what is known about the new variant, there is a low likelihood that it would generate a third wave as large as the second one in India. In terms of host immunity, India is in a better position. It also looks that the healthcare system is in a better position than the second wave.

Keywords: Covid-19, Omicron, India, Immunity

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