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Covishield or Covaxin: Mutant strains in some West Bengal patients raise concerns over vaccine efficacy

IndiaTimes Saturday, 27 March 2021
The detection of double mutant Covid strain in some Bengal patients has left experts and those waiting to get vaccinated worried about the efficacy of inoculation. While some argued that the mutated strains may not be resisted by vaccines, others pointed out that both Covishield and Covaxin were designed to provide enough coverage to justify the jab. If some argued that Covaxin could be a better wall aga-inst mutated strains, others felt that Covishield was more precise.
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