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Both Doses Of Vaccine Give 98% Protection From Death Due To COVID-19: Centre

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Both Doses Of Vaccine Give 98% Protection From Death Due To Covid: Centre

Studies present that vaccination eliminates critical illness and deaths, the centre mentioned. (File)

New Delhi:

Both the doses of Covid vaccine present round 98 per cent safety from loss of life because of the illness, whereas one dose provides practically 92 per cent protect, the federal government mentioned right this moment citing a examine carried out on police personnel in Punjab.

The examine was carried out by the Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh in collaboration with the Punjab authorities.

Sharing the info of the examine, NITI Aayog member (Health) Dr VK Paul mentioned 4,868 police personnel weren’t vaccinated and out of them, 15 died because of coronavirus an infection, which comes down to three.08 incidence per thousand.

Then out of 35,856 police personnel who have been administered one dose, 9 died, which interprets to 0.25 per thousand. A complete of 42,720 obtained each doses of the vaccine and out of them two died, which interprets to 0.05 incidence per thousand, he mentioned at a press convention.

“Police personnel fall in high-risk group. From these numbers, we find that one dose offers 92 per cent protection from death while both doses give 98 per cent protection,” Mr Paul mentioned.

“Such studies and their findings show that vaccination eliminates serious disease and deaths. So have faith in the vaccines as they are effective and vaccines should be embraced,” he mentioned.

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