Covid-19 pandemic: Colombia: Are we close to a new wave of COVID-19 infections? | 6AM Today by Today

In 6AM Today by Today From Caracol Radio, Dr. Óscar Franco, director of the Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine of the University of Bern Concerning the increase in cases of coronavirus in the United States and other countries of Europa.

“The truth is that we let our guard down a lot. Two weeks ago I was at the Seville Fair and there was a great number of crowds. They are experiencing a new wave of infections. The virus reminds us that it keeps circulating and the pandemic is not over. The new variants are aggressive and can affect us,” he commented.

The expert said that China It is an extreme example of the measures, and basic precautions such as the use of face masks, hand washing and avoiding crowds must be maintained, especially for these election times.

Regarding reinfection, it is something real, even if you have a second or third dose, the variants they adapt to changes.

Dr. Franco spoke about a case of reinfection who suffered and commented that among the symptoms is a strong flu with fever, tos, shortness of breath and lack of energy.

Listen to the full interview on Caracol Radio

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