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Karthi gets doubts answered from medical expert about COVID 19 and vaccination

Friday, May 14, 2021 • Tamil Comments
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The second wave of coronavirus has caused new cases to skyrocket in the whole of India in the past few weeks. Every news is reported about tragic deaths of young and old alike and there is a severe shortage of hospital beds and oxygen.

Actor Karthi has conducted a question and answer session with the Rajiv Gandhi Govt General Hospital President Dr. E Deranirajan who is also the head of the Madras Medical College. The online event was facilitated by the Greater Chennai Corporation to spread the maximum awareness about the dos and donts in the COVID 19 pandemic and doubts regarding the vaccination.

Karthi posed the question of whether there are any changes in the symptoms of the coronavirus in the second wave to which the learned doctor replied that there is more severe fever, headaches, and stomach upsets reported in comparison with the first wave. The 'Sulthan' hero inquired whether a CT scan is mandatory the doctor replied that only if there is difficulty in breathing and severe pneumonia it is necessary to undergo the scan.

The question on most people's minds in India as to which one of the two vaccines Covishield or Covaccine the best and Doctor Deranirajan has explained that both are equally safe. He further added that those who are vaccinated seldom become serious and in most cases, death is averted even if they get infected later.

Regarding the precautions to be taken during vaccination, the doctor made it clear that alcohol should be strictly avoided a day before and two days after the jab. There is much more in the video below.

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