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While some healthcare workers have contracted Covid-19 despite taking two doses of the vaccine — a few have even required hospitalisation — doctors say their condition could have been much worse had it not been for the vaccine. Experts point out that there hasn’t been a single case in the state of a fully vaccinated person contracting a severe form of Covid-19, although stray cases of doctors seeking hospitalisation have raised concerns. For example, the head of a leading private hospital tested positive for Covid even after two doses of the vaccine. The doctor chose to get admitted considering his comorbidities.
Karnataka stares at another labour crisis amid surge in Covid cases Industries in and around Bengaluru are witnessing a second round of exodus of migrant workers amid a massive surge in Covid cases. Construction industry, MSMEs (micro, small and medium enterprises) and the domestic workers’ sector are once again headed towards a severe labour shortage. Multiple factors have triggered the latest exodus, a crucial one being the assembly elections in four states and one UT — West Bengal, Assam, …
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