Karnataka, just a small tick away from Covid third wave: Renowned epidemiologist Dr Giridhara Babu

Published: 03rd August 2021 07:25 PM  |   Last Updated: 03rd August 2021 08:02 PM  

There is a clear trend of increasing Covid effective reproductive number, which is around 0.85 now. The moment it touches 1, we will see an outbreak, similar or worse than the previous wave, warned Dr Giridhara Babu, renowned epidemiologist, and Member, Technical Advisory Committee, during an interview with The New Indian Express.


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