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1 year vaccine dose interval fine but 4 weeks is ideal: Top virologist

IndiaTimes Friday, 14 May 2021
The Centre’s advisory to states to extend the interval between the first and second doses of Covishield vaccine to 12-16 weeks from the earlier 6-8 weeks has left many senior citizens confused. Those who took the second dose after six weeks are now concerned about its efficacy. “We took the second dose in 6-8 weeks but the latest advisory suggesting an interval of 12-16 weeks has left us confused,” said Sridhar MS, 61, from Bengaluru.
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