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‘Vaccines Losing Effect Against Delta Variant’: WHO Official Warns of Constellation of Mutations

Dais Newsfeed | 22/06/2021 11:00 PM | Click to read full article

The existing vaccines om Covid-19 vaccines have showed reduced signs of efficacy against the Delta variant of coronavirus, which was first detected in India, World Health Organization (WHO) epidemiologist said on Monday. 

WHO chief scientist Soumya Swaminathan had earlier said that B.1.617.2 Delta variant is becoming the dominant variant globally because of its increased transmissibility. It was first detected in India around October 2020.