On infection after Covid shot, first official data: “very small numbers” | Sangbad Pratidin

News Daily Digital Desk: Have many been infected after receiving the covid vaccine? Despite various discussions and rumors about this, so far no official response has been given. But on Wednesday, Balram Varghese, director general of the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), said some people were infected with the coronavirus even after being vaccinated against covid. However, that number is very low in terms of total statistics. This is the first official announcement of vaccination in the country since January. What exactly did Balaram Vargab say? On the same day, he also gave statistics on the corona vaccine and claimed that 2 out of every 10,000 people have been infected. Assuring everyone, he said, “This rate is very low. So there is nothing to panic about. “

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According to official figures, 1.1 crore people have been vaccinated against covacin so far. Of these, 4,208 have been infected after taking the first dose. That is only 0.04 percent people. On the other hand, only 695 people were infected after the second dose. In this case also the rate is 0.04 percent. Besides, 11.6 crore people have been vaccinated against Kovishield. Among them, the number of infected after the first and second dose is 16,145 and 5,014 respectively. In the first case infected 0.02 percent. In the second case, that is, even with two doses, 0.03 percent are infected. Highlighting these statistics, he said, these statistics prove that the vaccine is safe. More people should be vaccinated. Only then is it possible to fight with the superpower more vigorously. Incidentally, according to experts, while the first dose of the vaccine is effective in preventing infection, it is undoubtedly easier for a person taking two doses to prevent infection. Generally, it takes two weeks for the body to develop immunity against the virus after taking any dose of the vaccine.

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