Second wave of COVID-19: emergency situation in India

J Travel Med. 2021 Oct 11;28(7):taab082. doi: 10.1093/jtm/taab082.


The COVID-19 pandemic has so far infected 25 385 043 people and has taken 280 683 lives (18 May 2021). Several infectious variants are circulating in the country, including the B.1.1.7, B.1.351, B.1.617, and B.1.618. Preventive strategies may include a large-scale TTT approach, imposing IPC- 144 or lockdown in the hotspot areas, and mass vaccination.

Keywords: COVID-19; mutation; pandemic; second wave.

MeSH terms

  • COVID-19*
  • Humans
  • India
  • SARS-CoV-2