INSACOG, the multi-agency genetic sequencing consortium said that vaccination breakthroughs are common during Delta outbreaks and are expected in India as well
It could end up as a small ripple, say IIT researchers
“The second wave in India was characterised by an increased overall mortality among patients on dialysis," said the Study
Air purifier maker Aurabeat launches USFDA-approved anti-Covid medical device for SARS-COV-2 disinfection in India
At least eight districts including Hyderabad, continue to report higher number of Covid infections daily
A south-central Yunnan origin is a highly suggestive finding because at the centre of that region is the Mojiang mine, which is the focus of most lab origin theories
Variant remains active in at least 10 districts, including areas under GHMC
The WHO listed "vaccine hesitancy" as among the top 10 threats to global health.
Overall, the INSACOG has reported 70 Delta Plus confirmed cases in the country out of which 23 were reported in Maharashtra, 10 in Tamil Nadu, 11 in Madhya Pradesh, four in Chandigarh, three each from Kerala and Karnataka.
Although SARS-CoV-2, the virus causing Covid-19, primarily affects the respiratory tract, it also leads to cardiovascular complications including severe arrhythmias, acute coronary syndromes, myocarditis and pulmonary embolism.
Daily new Covid infections fail to drop significantly unlike the first wave due to the variant
The rate of mortality was found to be about 50% lower in fully vaccinated individuals having a breakthrough infection, according to CCMB, AIg study
The study, which was conducted in collaboration with Stanford University, appeared in the Journal of the American Medical Association.
The team, which includes Australian Nobel laureate Professor Peter Doherty, also has scientists from the UK, the US, China, Canada, New Zealand. The study was released on open-access repository Zenodo
Hyderabad-based pharma company has approached the Drug Controller General of India to seek Emergency Use Authorization for the investigational drug in India
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