Covaxin has been formed by Bharat Biotech in collaboration with ICMR, Indian Council of Medical Research and Pune-based National Institute of Virology.
India Biotech vaccine ‘Covacin’.
Seven people were given the third booster dose of covaxin at SRM Medical College Hospital and Research Center on Monday. This dose is applied 6 months after the second dose of the vaccine. According to the information found, the purpose of applying this booster vaccine is to know whether the third dose of covaxine further enhances the immunity of the human body?
At the same time, according to the report, so far 190 people have been given booster doses so far. These individuals have taken doses from different sites in eight different states including New Delhi, Patna and Hyderabad, while some 20 to 25 people have been vaccinated from the SRM College Hospital and Research Center. Covacine is an indigenous vaccine. It has been made by Bharat Biotech in collaboration with ICMR ie Indian Council of Medical Research and Pune-based National Institute of Virology. Bharat Biotech is selling it.
Booster dose given to people between 18 and 55
Dr. Satyajit Mahapatra, Principal Investigator of Research at the hospital said, the candidate taking booster vaccine, who is between 18 and 55, will be monitored for the next six months. He said, “After receiving the booster dose, they will have followup after one, three and six months, when their blood sample will be collected and safety and immunity tests will be done.” It has been named Booster dose which can increase the amount of antibodies in the body by several times. This will not reduce the antibodies in the body for a long time.
Covaxine Affects 78 Percent Corona Patients
He said that this is a continuation of the Phase-2 test, we want to find out if applying booster dose makes the immunity in people’s body last longer and is it sufficient to give lifetime immunity to the vaccine system. Satyajit said that if the research results are good, then within a span of 28 days, we can give a third dose to a person receiving two doses of the vaccine so that their body immunity can be further boosted. Recently, a vaccine developer said that this vaccine is up to 78 percent affected against mild, moderate and severe Kovid-19 infection.
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