REACHA Dialogues #14: Infectious Disease Expert Ram S Upadhayaya talks about his studies on COVID 19
Professor Ram Upadhayaya - currently based in Sweden is , Health Advisor to Southern African country of Lesotho; Medicinal Scientist infectious Disease and oncology - visiting professor Kwangwoon University, South Korea; Co founder and CEO Nth life Sciences Singapore; Head Medicinal Scientist ZedCe, Medicals AB Sweden; Medicinal Scientist at Harvard Medical School MA; Principal Health and Education Advisor - Uttar Pradesh Development Forum; and Principal Advisor (Healthcare) of SmartGaon Development Foundation shares findings from his extensive research on COVID 19.
In this informative dialogue, we touched upon the following:
What covid virus is and how does it affect human body?
What happens in our body when we get vaccinated and how does that help us from further exposure to covid?
Role of vaccination in people who are healthy and then in people who have pre existing conditions? Is there any difference? Is a healthy body okay without being vaccinated?
What are T cells and why they are important? Can periodic vaccination exhaust these cells?
Lifestyle Practices for Strengthening Host Defense:
Importance of the following:
Stress Reduction/ management
Social factors/ Connection
Finally we touched upon the current vaccination efforts, and its impact in India..