Preparedness For Second Surge And Recommendations

What a difficult time to be alive, even more so if you are a front-liner in a deadly global battle. The impossible challenges thrown by something smaller than a microorganism has thrown human knowledge and expertise off-balance. What began as cases of unidentified pneumonia in December 2019 is still going strong, and we are standing in January 2021 having barely scratched the surface of the Covid-19 mystery. All over the globe, the rapid evolution of this virus and the consequent pandemic it triggered has caused health care professionals, including Radiology & Imaging specialists, to change their perspective overnight. To rise to the challenges of the first surge, we adapted new strategies that have been implemented worldwide in developed as well as developing countries such as ours with limited resources. Unfortunately, the battle is far from over and we are now bracing ourselves for the second surge.

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