New Delhi: On recovery from corona infection, people who have taken one or both doses of the vaccine get more protection than the delta variant of the corona virus. This has been claimed in a study. The study is yet to be reviewed and was posted on the ‘BioRxiv Preprint Server’ on Friday.
Scientists from the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), National Institute of Virology, Pune and Department of Neurosurgery, Command Hospital (Southern Command) have conducted a study regarding the Kovid-19 vaccine.
The recent rise in cases of B.1.617 in India has raised new concerns for public health. “The pattern further changed to B.1.617.1 (Kappa), B.1.617.2 (Delta) and B.1.617.3,” the study said.
Obviously, the delta variant has gradually dominated the other variants. At the same time, the World Health Organization (WHO) has described it as a matter of concern.” The study said, “The high prevalence of delta variants led to a second wave of epidemics in India, which affected millions of people.”
Vaccination status in India
The Union Health Ministry said on Monday that more than 35.71 crore doses of Kovid-19 vaccine have been given in the country so far. According to a report published at 7 pm, more than 41.34 lakh doses of the vaccine have been given on Monday.
In the age group of 18-44 years, 18,30,741 people were given the first dose of vaccine and 1,40,368 people received the second dose. Overall, 10,25,96,048 people in the age group of 18-44 years have received their first dose and 29,19,735 have received their second dose since the start of the third phase of the vaccination campaign.
The ministry said that eight states of Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Tamil Nadu, Bihar, Gujarat, Karnataka and Maharashtra have given more than 50 lakh first doses of Kovid vaccine in the age group of 18-44 years. It informed that Andhra Pradesh, Assam, Chhattisgarh, Delhi, Haryana, Jharkhand, Kerala, Telangana, Himachal Pradesh, Odisha, Punjab, Uttarakhand and West Bengal have provided more than 10 lakh people in the age group of 18-44 years for the first dose. Vaccinated.
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