Ask The Expert: What Makes The Delta Variant Of COVID-19 A Cause For Concern?

The World Health Organisation has categorised the ‘Delta Variant’ of COVID-19, which was first found in India, as a variant of concern. What makes the Delta variant of COVID-19 a cause for concern? Are currently available vaccines effective against it? Now, there is the Delta Plus variant as well, how much do we know about it? If you have any questions related to the Delta variant, put them in the comment section below. Banega Swasth India team will speak to Dr Lancelot Pinto, Consultant Pulmonologist and Epidemiologist, Hinduja Hospital who will answer them for you through Facebook Live ( on Friday, June 18 at 4.30 pm.

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