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US Research Institute says Bharat Biotech’s Covaxin Effective against Delta type Coronavirus
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US Research Institute says Bharat Biotech’s Covaxin Effective against Delta type Coronavirus

Covaxin, developed by Bharat Biotech in collaboration with the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), effectively neutralizes both Alpha and Delta variants of coronavirus, revealed the studies recently conducted by the US National Institute of Health (NIH), the top American health research institute. Two studies - Study 1 and Study 2 - were conducted in which blood serum was collected and screened from people receiving Covaxin. The results show that the vaccine generates antibodies that effectively neutralize the B.1.17 (alpha) and B.1.617 (delta) variants of SARS-CoV-2, previously identified in the UK and India, respectively. NIH said. https://youtu.be/26tp5Gzl8n8 SARS-CoV-2 is a virus that causes Covid-19 Disease Covaxin comprises a disabled form of SARS-CoV-2 that cannot repli...
Maharashtra Reports first Death from Delta Plus Variant as 80-year-old Ratnagiri Pass Away
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Maharashtra Reports first Death from Delta Plus Variant as 80-year-old Ratnagiri Pass Away

Maharashtra's first death from the Delta Plus variant was reported in Ratnagiri after an 80-year-old man died today, Health Minister Rajesh Tope said, adding that all others were stable. In the last 24 hours, 51,667 new cases have been registered in India, while 64,527 patients have been cured. The Food and Drug Agency of the Philippines said it has approved the emergency use of a COVID-19 vaccine developed by Indian company Bharat Biotech. https://twitter.com/ANI/status/1408354949960851459?s=20 Also, read| Delta and Delta Plus Variant: Known which Vaccines are Effective Against theses New Variants A new study has suggested that the delta has become a dominant variant in India due to its superior ability to jump to new hosts and wipe out large parts of population immunity in people. ...
Delta and Delta Plus Variant: Known which Vaccines are Effective Against theses New Variants
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Delta and Delta Plus Variant: Known which Vaccines are Effective Against theses New Variants

The World Health Organization has recently expressed concern that the delta variant of COVID-19, a variant first detected in India which is the Delta and Delta Plus variant is reducing the efficacy of existing COVID-19 vaccines in the world. In India, a new mutant of the variant has already been found in Maharashtra's Jalgaon and Ratnagiri, after which the Health Ministry has asked Maharashtra, Kerala, Madhya Pradesh to take precautions. Covid-19 variants have emerged as a cause of concern across the world as experts deliberate on the effectiveness of the vaccines to prevent the infection by the variants. Also, read| Dr. Randeep Guleria says that New Delta Plus Variant May Become A Variant Of Concern Covaxin and Covishield Bharat Biotech's Covaxin and Serum Institute of India's Covis...
Dr. Randeep Guleria says that New Delta Plus Variant May Become A Variant Of Concern
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Dr. Randeep Guleria says that New Delta Plus Variant May Become A Variant Of Concern

AIIMS chief Dr. Randeep Guleria said the delta plus variant, a mutated version of the more aggressive B.1.617.2 strain that triggered the second wave of infection in India, is undergoing an additional mutation called K417N, which if unchecked is "a concern". kind of". Guleria said that India needs to learn from the UK where such cases are increasing. What did Dr. Randeep Guleria said? Dr. Randeep Guleria said India could see a faster surge if aggressive Covid-appropriate behavior is not followed. He also insisted on aggressive surveillance to guard against any spike in the Covid cases following unlocking in parts of the country. Delta plus is a variant that is of the same lineage as the delta variant, with a minor change because another mutation has been found, which may be a cause fo...