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Covishield, Covaxin effective against UK, Brazillian variants; work against South African strain on: Govt

IndiaTimes Tuesday, 30 March 2021 ()
Both Covishield and Covaxin vaccines are effective against the UK and the Brazillian variants of coronavirus, while the work against the South African strain was on at several laboratories, the Centre said on Tuesday. The ICMR Director-General Balram Bhargava also said of 11,064 genome samples sequenced in the country, the UK variant of the virus was detected in 807, the South African variant in 47 and the Brazilian variant was found in one.
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