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Govt raises gap between Covishield shots to 4-8 weeks

IndiaTimes Monday, 22 March 2021
The health ministry on Monday revised the interval between two doses of the Covishield vaccine to 4-8 weeks, from the existing 4-6 weeks, after evidence showed higher efficacy following a longer gap between the shots. ​​​The revised time interval between two doses is applicable only to Covishield and not to Bharat Biotech’s Covaxin vaccine.
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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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