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Can't rule out second Covid-19 wave in winter: Govt panel chief

Oct 18, 2020 19:27 IST

Niti Aayog Member VK Paul, who is also the chief of an expert panel coordinating efforts to tackle the pandemic in the country, on Sunday said that there is a possibility of a second wave of infections in the winter season. In an interview to PTI, he said that once the Covid-19 vaccine is available, there will be enough resources to deliver as well as make it accessible to the citizens. Amid a decline in the number of cases, Paul, who heads the National Expert Group on Vaccine Administration for Covid-19, said there five states Kerala, Karnataka, Rajasthan, Chhattisgarh and West Bengal and 3-4 Union Territories the cases are still showing a rising trend. According to him, the country still has a long way to go because 90 per cent of the people are still susceptible to coronavirus infections.

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