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ICMR To Study Covaxin And Covisheild Efficacy As Omicron Cases Goes Up In India

ICMR (Indian Council of Medical Research) started its research study the on efficacy of Covaxin and Covisheild vaccines against Omicron. The number of cases of Omicron touches 32 in India. The national Institute of Virology [NIV] - ICMR has collected blood samples of patients detected with Omicron variant. This information came in after the press meet of ICMR held in New Delhi headed by Dr. Balram Bhargava, Director General of ICMR. In Several cases the international travellers coming to India are providing false addresses . Due to which community surveillance becomes difficult to conduct stated by Lav Agarwal , Joint Secretary in the Health Ministry. Such travellers are difficult to trace and therefore their contacts also go unreported thus spreading the disease more fast. ICMR c...

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