India's Covaxin vaccine 'very
important antidote' against Covid:
India's Covaxin vaccine 'very important antidote' against Covid: Dr Fauci on Business Standard. Covaxin
works by teaching the immune system to make antibodies against the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus, NYT reports
Coronavirus News Covaxin, India's home-grown COVID-19 vaccine,
has been found to neutralise the 617 variant of the deadly virus, White
House chief medical adviser and America's top pandemic expert Dr
Anthony Fauci said in Washington. Fauci was speaking to reporters
during a conference call on Tuesday.
"This is something where we're still gaining data on a daily basis. But
the most recent data, was looking at convalescent Sera of COVID-19
cases and people who received the vaccine used in India, the Covaxin. It
was found to neutralise the 617 variants," he said.
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"So, despite the real difficulty that we're seeing in India, vaccination
could be a very, very important antidote against this," Fauci said.
The New York Times on Tuesday said Covaxin works by teaching the
immune system to make antibodies against the SARS-CoV-2
coronavirus. The antibodies attach to viral proteins...Read more.
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