Acta Scientific Microbiology (ISSN: 2581-3226)

Review Article Volume 6 Issue 3

The Challenges During the COVID-19 Waves in India – from an Intensivists Experience

Wadhawan S1, Husain F1*, Sonkar SC2,3, Koner BC2,4

1Department of Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care, Maulana Azad Medical College and associated Lok Nayak Hospital, New Delhi, India

2Multidisciplinary Research Unit (MRU), Maulana Azad Medical College and Associated Hospital, New Delhi, India

3Delhi, School of Public Health, The Institution of Eminence (IoE), University of Delhi, Delhi, India

4Department of Biochemistry, Maulana Azad Medical College and Associated Hospital, New Delhi, India

*Corresponding Author: Husain F, Department of Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care, Maulana Azad Medical College and associated Lok Nayak Hospital, New Delhi, India.

Received: January 24, 2023; Published: February 09, 2023


The unprecedented rise in cases during the second wave of COVID-19 in India unembellished life-threatening consequences as demand-supply gaps were increased many folds. It led to a significant constraint on the existing medical supplies. Additionally, an unprecedented rise in mortality was observed in the unvaccinated young and middle-aged population. An evidence-based observation and experience including the challenges faced by intensivists as to why the second wave was more dangerous than the first one, could help in identifying the potential areas to target with future control strategies.

Keywords: COVID-19; SARS-CoV-2; Pandemic Challenges; Intensivists; ICU; Pandemic Wave; Delhi


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Citation: Wadhawan S., et al. “The Challenges During the COVID-19 Waves in India – from an Intensivists Experience". Acta Scientific Microbiology 6.3 (2023): 35-40.


Copyright: © 2022 Wadhawan S., et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.


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