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Increase gap between two doses of Covishield to 6-8 weeks, Centre tells states

IndiaTimes Monday, 22 March 2021
The Centre on Monday said that the gap between the first and second doses of the AstraZeneca-Oxford University's Covishield vaccine should be increased to 6-8 weeks from the current 28 days.The Centre said that the decision of revised time interval between two doses is applicable only to Covishield and not to Bharat Biotech's Covaxin.
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The Centre has asked the state and union territory governments to increase the interval between the two doses of Covishield vaccine and make it 6-8 weeks based on the recommendation of two expert panels. The new recommendations have said that the immunity is enhanced if the second dose of Covishield...

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