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Covid-19: Clear data supporting very high immune escape potential of Omicron

Times of India | 29/12/2021 05:07 PM | Click to read full article

There is now clear experimental and clinical data supporting the very high immune escape potential of Omicron, but initial estimates show the severity of the illness being lower than what was seen in previous outbreaks, the Indian SARS-COV-2 Genomics Consortia INSACOG said in its latest bulletin citing global data.

India has recorded 781 cases of the Omicron variant of coronavirus across 21 states and UTs so far.