As the country battles the second wave, the Centre Thursday said the virus may emerge again and so preparations have to be made at the national level in collaboration with states, infrastructure needs to be ramped up while curbs and appropriate behaviour must be followed.
Dismissing allegations that the Centre was unaware of the intensity of the second wave, NITI Aayog member (health) Dr V K Paul said, “We kept warning again and again from this platform that the second wave will come.
“It was said that the sero-positivity is 20 per cent, 80 per cent of the population is still vulnerable and that virus has not gone anywhere.”
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