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Indigenous COVID Vax Covaxin Effective Against Delta Plus Variant: ICMR

Delta Plus is a mutated form of the Delta variant and was first discovered in India. It is characterised by increased transmissibility and spike protein mutations.

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No Delta Plus Case Found In Odisha Since May; No Need To Panic: Health Official

Even though the new Delta plus variant of Covid-19 virus has raised fears about another wave of the pandemic due to its highly infectious nature, the Odisha Health Department on Friday advised people to shun fears as the State has not yet detected a single case of the new variant since May.

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Odisha’s First Delta-Plus Patient Took Over 3 Weeks To Recover In Home Isolation

The first patient of Odisha who was infected with a mutant strain of SARS-CoV-2 called Delta Plus had taken 20 to 25 days to recover under home isolation without hospitalisation. The patient identified as Milu Rajahansa, a resident of Basaloi under Barkote block in the district.

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Delta Plus Has More Affinity For Lung Tissues In Comparison To Other COVID-19 Strains: NTAGI Chief

A new viral variant of the coronavirus, Delta Plus, was identified on June 11. It was recently classified as a variant of concern.

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Delta Plus In Odisha: Shouldn't Be Scared Of It But Caution Is Mandatory, Says ILS Director

The Delta Plus variant is not that dangerous, but people must continue taking precautions and not lower their guards, cautioned Ajay Parida, the director of Institute of Life Sciences (ILS) in Bhubaneswar.

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Delta Plus Variant: No Need To Be Scared, But Don’t Lower Guard, Says ILS Director

At a time when the Delta Plus variant of the Covid-19 virus has triggered fear and panic after the Centre tagged it as ‘Varinat of Concern’, the statement of a senior scientist and head of Odisha-based Institute of Life Science (ILS) has brought a sigh of relief.

Director of Directorate of Medical Education and Training (DMET) Dr CBK Mohanty
Be Cautious, Study On Delta Plus Variant In Progress; Warns DMET

Cautioning people of a possible third wave of the on going pandemic, the State Health Department has expressed concern over the detection of Delta Plus variant of Covid 19 in several other States, which has been tagged as the ‘variant of concern’.