The researchers measured the immune response in 96 generally healthy employees and found that it was uniformly stronger the longer the time period between vaccination and infection. The longest interval measured was 404 days.
Mandaviya said that over 65 percent of vaccines supplied in the world are from India.
People with underlying medical illnesses including diabetes, heart problems, hypertension, respiratory diseases, kidney troubles, etc. are even more at risk of contracting Covid, therefore the reissued Covid notice has caused them to express alarm.
The cases which are being reported in the country are mild symptoms and there is no hospitalisation. The Covid situation in other countries is critical due to their wrong policies.
Amidst the ongoing outbreak, China has stopped publishing the single-day tallies for Covid-19 cases and deaths.
Even though, Odisha is registering one or two Covid infections daily, in terms of active case tally in the country, the State ranks fifth. The current active case tally in Odisha is in double digits at 86.
Covid19 4th Wave Likely In March! Odisha Health dept Special Secy Informs Media. China sees over 3L daily cases. 173 new cases in India, 2 in Odisha. China peak by mid-January. China may see 7-10L cases, 25000 deaths daily. India may see 4th wave by March 3rd or 4th week.
The senior Odisha government official further stated that it has now been observed that elderly people are getting Covid infections in Japan and China. In India and Odisha, priority was earlier given on vaccination of the vulnerable population including people with comorbidities in the past.
The ministry has also asked to be alert to unverified and misleading news and messages on social media platforms
This will also apply to transiting passengers through the countries irrespective of their originating countries before coming to any Indian airport, it said.
He further stated that Odisha has only 50 Covid-19 cases since November. So, there is nothing to panic.
Without specifying a date, the French Health and Transport Ministries said the government would publish a decree and notify European Union (EU) member states.
The XBB variant has been driving up cases in parts of Asia, drawing concerns for its high infectiousness.
Nearly 15.2 million children in the country had tested positive for Covid-19 since the onset of the pandemic, Xinhua news agency reported.
Even though the current Covid situation is not alarming in Odisha, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has asked the Health Department officials to keep a close watch.