“CORONA IS AN EPIDEMIC, PRECAUTION IS THE CURE”: PRINCIPAL PGMI
Principal Post Graduate Medical Institute & Lahore General Hospital Prof. Dr. Sardar Muhammad Al-freed Zafar has said that the corona epidemic has spread in its new form in Pakistan as well as all over the world. He added that the Government has taken a very commendable step by launching a vaccination campaign against Corona well in time which will improve the situation in the days to come. Talking to media persons, Prof. Al-freed Zafar said that it is the responsibility of all of us individually and collectively to convey the slogan of "Corona is an epidemic and precaution is a cure". There is a responsibility for which the media and health professionals should play their positive role in this regard, Principal said. He further said that conscious nations are not afraid of challenges but with their positive behavior they are able to change difficult situations very quickly. Responding to a question, Principal PGMI said that the people should take full advantage of the vaccination campaign launched by the Government as well as ensure existing SOPs in homes and public places. He said that vaccines were already being provided to the elderly on a priority basis as they were at higher risk of contracting the disease. He assured that the doctors and paramedical staff in the hospitals are fully prepared to take care of the patients especially in Corona and we will all come out of this situation soon through collective efforts. Prof. Al-freed Zafar claimed that like the past two waves of corona in Pakistan and we will again successful to meet minimum loss in this spell.