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Covid vaccine to immunize against new strain: Experts

Pioneeredge | 24/12/2020 09:15 AM | Click to read full article

Even as the Government is yet to disclose if the Covid-19 positive flyers from the UK carry the new variant of the virus that originated in Britain, experts here said that the upcoming vaccination can tackle the strain.

Following the declaration of the new strain, India on December 21 had suspended flights from the UK from December 25 while tightening the RT-PCR norms. The new variant is said to be 70 percent more transmissible than earlier versions of the coronavirus.