Gagandeep Kang

XE variant of coronavirus not more severe than Omicron: Dr Gagandeep Kang

The World Health Organization has issued warning against XE, a new variant of Omicron first detected in the UK.

published on : 8th April 2022

Children between 5-12 years don't need vaccination: Dr Gagandeep Kang

With many states opening schools that were shut down due to the third Covid wave driven by the highly-transmissible Omicron variant, concerns were raised about the vaccination of children below 15.

published on : 10th February 2022

Covid isolation period can be reduced to five days in India: Virologist Gagandeep Kang

Double vaccine has blunted severity, Omicron doubling in 2-4 days  

published on : 15th January 2022

'Omicron may already be in India, need to ramp up genome sequencing': Dr Gagandeep Kang

The focus now should be on ramping up genome sequencing and introducing S-Gene PCR testing to quickly detect it and act on containing the spread, she stressed.

published on : 30th November 2021

No data shows need for booster vaccines presently: Dr Gagandeep Kang

According to Dr Kang, whether people will have more antibodies or be better protected with the booster dose is still not known.

published on : 17th August 2021