On 20th October Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed Nation on Covid 19, urging people not to lower their gods in fight against coronavirus pandemic.
Best Cardiologist in India Dr Rajneesh Kapoor working as vice chairman at Medanta Hospital and Dr Sanjay Mittal who works as Senior director at clinical cardiology and Research division, Medanta Hospital addressed very important concerns related to coronavirus pandemic in India.
Is Corona still as big as problem as it was 7 months ago ?
Dr Sanjay Mittal : Prime Minister addressing Country on Covid is a strong indicator that Covid 19 continue to be a serious issue. There is decline because of measures we all have taken like masking , physical distancing and hand sanitizing. But there is no way we can relent, corona has not gone away.
Do Young people need to be equally careful ?
Dr. Rajneesh Kapoor : Younger ones need to be careful ,yes , can go outside with all precautions. But elderly need to avoid outside exposure as much as they can. The mortality risk is seen highest in the elders.
Covid 19 can cause damage to heart , is it right ?
Dr. Sanjay Mittal : There are reports of heart damage from Covid 19 infection. Mainly through inflammatory pathway.
Dr. Rajneesh Kapoor : Covid19 mainly a respiratory disease , but seen to cause heart condition like myocarditis , occlusion of arteries.
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