How India is Preparing for the Third Wave | Dr. VP Singh quoted in a Story

VP Singh, Professor of Economics at Great Lakes Institute of Management, Gurgaon, held that countering the real threat requires sound co-ordination across central government, state governments and the country’s citizens. All efforts in creating the medical infrastructure, ensuring the supply of medicines, doctors, nurses and logistics will be outstripped by the demand if people fail to behave responsibly. “No amount of infrastructure is adequate to contain inappropriate mass behaviour." 
Medical oxygen demand saw a meteoric rise from 700 million tonnes (MT) per day to 7,000 MT per day during the second wave. Centre-state acrimony added to the agony," he pointed out. Singh was referring to the “vaccine politics" that involved some state governments alleging that they weren’t getting an adequate supply of jabs. "Rush the jabs."

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