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Are two vaccine shots enough to fight Covid-19?

Aug 24, 2021 13:11 IST

A study by Sir Gangaram Hospital, New Delhi published on August 16, 2021 found a single dose of the Covishield vaccine to give only 37% protection from moderate or severe illness against the Delta variant of Covid-19, while a double dose was found to be 67% effective. Does this mean that we need more vaccine doses and booster shots? We speak with the lead author of the study Dr Ruma Satwik and epidemiologist Dr Chandrakant Lahariya on the implications for India ahead of a potential third wave.

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