The outbreak of the COVID 19 has given rise to a multitude of remedial measures, proven or otherwise, myths are abundant , advice is free. To dispel some of these myths, to disclose the scientific bases and to talk about managing the various misconceptions and hypotheses, The Biology Department of Delhi Public School R.K.Puram, organized a virtual Guest Speaker Programme on the topic “ “Myths surrounding Covid 19 and its Management”.
Dr Sujata Sharma, professor at the Department of Biophysics , AIIMS, New Delhi, was the Guest speaker.
This programme was organized on May 24, 2021, for the students of classes IX-X.
The Headmistress Ms Rashmi Malhotra welcomed the distinguished speaker and spoke of how the world is facing challenging times and hence the need of such programmes.
Dr. Sujata Sharma spoke about the structure of the coronavirus , the various vaccines and their principle of working . She then went on to speak in detail about the common myths floating around on social media and the scientific approach to them. Her presentation was followed by a question and answer session where she patiently answered the questions put forth by both students and staff members.
The Vote of Thanks was extended by the Head of Department, Ms. Niva Chhonkar.
The programme was organized by Ms. Reema Khosla and Ms. Sushma Sardana.
Technical support was provided by Mr. Mukesh Kumar and his support team.