Omicron India :
high chances of 3rd wave but no need of travel ban - says IMA
said "the government should
move forward with the
plan for vaccination of
children aged 12 to 18".
Government's attempt to vaccinate
nearly 50% of the adult population
with at least one dose were lauded by the doctor's body.
IMA also warned "If we do not take adequate measures, we may have
a massive third wave.
The body also urged people to avoid massive social gatherings and ensure adherence to
The doctor’ body
did not support the imposition of a travel ban
. However, it appealed to everyone to avoid unnecessary travel.
According to IMA "
has proved that it will prevent severe forms of infection"
IMA claimed that the Omicron variant also labelled as
‘Variant of Concern’ by WHO
, will have high penetrability and will affect more people.