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What is Breakthrough Infection?

The public health experts recently announced that the increase in “breakthrough infections” in the country may be due to the mutant varieties. What are Breakthrough infections? The Breakthrough infections are those where the COVID-19 virus (or any other virus) is detected in a person who has received two (or prescribed number) doses of vaccines. The ..

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COVISHIELD protects against Double Mutant

The Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology recently announced that COVISHILED vaccine protects against B.1.617 variant. It is also called the double mutant strain. The vaccines were tested against the double mutant variety using the Vitro Neutralisation assay. Vitro Neutralisation Assay It is used to detect if an antibody is capable of preventing virus replication. ..

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