Bhubaneswar, May 15 -- Bhubaneswar: As coronavirus continues to spread its tentacles far and wide across the State, the government on Saturday formed a high-level advisory committee to combat and arrest the present trend of Covid-19 Pandemic.

Odisha Chief Secretary Suresh Mahapatra, while making the announcement, said, "The panel which will comprise senior doctors and scientists from across the nation like Dr Ramakant Panda and Dr Devi Shetty will be headed by Dr Srinath Reddy."

"The committee will be responsible for suggesting measures to the State government in the fight against the virus, vaccination and handle the possible third wave of the pandemic," Mahapatra added.

The State government will act as per the suggestion of the high-...