The pandemic’s collateral damage

AS we have witnessed, the current wave of Covid-19 infection is affecting younger people with hardly any comorbidities and more of them are in categories four (requiring oxygen) or five (needing ventilatory support). In the first two waves, the elderly were more affected.

With the demise of younger patients who have young children, the situation of increasing “Covid-19 orphans” (children of deceased Covid-19 positive parents) will have to be tackled. This number is increasing rapidly with the number of ventilated younger patients and deaths.

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