‘617’ Delta strain variant of Covid-19 more infectious, two vaccine doses required for protection

In a Lancet report, the virus that India battled during the second wave has been discussed at length. The report has suggested that the virus is deadlier than all the other variants and is more transmissible. The protection against the same is a shorter span of two vaccines oses. This is however contrary to what the Indian government has planned for the second dose of vaccine. “Only by getting vaccinated & following Covid precautions, we can save ourselves now,” says, Dr. Dixit Kumar Thakur, Consultant at the Pulmonary Critical Care. Earlier, the UK government had also raised severe concerns over the longer duration between two shots of the vaccine. Watch the video to know more about what the experts have to say!