COVID-19: Corona Vaccine increase antibodies, effective against Omicron- Experts

The UK Health Security Agency (UKHSA) has said that a booster dose of the covishield Vaccine is considered effective against Omicron.

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Published on 12 Dec 2021 11:41 AM GMT

COVID-19: Corona Vaccine increase antibodies, effective against Omicron- Experts
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New Delhi: Scientists have said that the Coronavirus Booster Dose increases the amount of circulating antibodies and it has also been seen that it also increases the chances of protection against Omicron infection. Scientists told that booster dose is the easiest step to protect those people whose immune system is weak.

Booster Dose for Omicron:

The UK Health Security Agency (UKHSA) has said that a booster dose of the covishield Vaccine, which is considered effective against Omicron, and the third booster dose of the covid-19 vaccine, reduces infection with the Omicron variant by 70-75 percent. Provides security. Responding to this statement, virologists and epidemiologists underlined that a booster dose of any vaccine (except vaccines for diseases like polio or OPV, measles) rapidly increases antibody levels.

Eminent virologist Dr. Shahid Jameel said that a booster dose followed by two doses increases the amount of circulating antibodies and it has been observed that this omicron increases the chances of protection against symptomatic infections. "We don't know how effective two doses are in preventing serious illness," he said.

Most of the people in India have been given the dose of covishield, so what should he do now? To this question, Jameel, former head of the advisory group of the Indian SARS-Cov-2 Genomics Consortia, said that it should be ensured that people who have received only one dose of Covishield get the second dose at 8-12 weeks instead of 12-16 weeks. To be given within a week.

He said, 'To know how well the Indian vaccines Covaxin and covishield's neutralize the virus, a study should be done on Omicron in the lab. Create a policy on boosters. Which vaccine to use? How to put? And when? Make a policy and start corona vaccination of children along with teenagers.

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