Covishield vaccine reduced new Covid-19 cases by 93%, deaths by 98%: Centre

28-07-2021 Wed 11:22
advertisement

In a nationwide study conducted by the Armed Forces Medical College on efficacy of Covishield vaccine administered to 15 lakh doctors and frontline workers, it was found that the jab had reduced the new coronavirus cases by 93 per cent and deaths by 98 per cent in the second wave. The details of the study were revealed by the Union Health Ministry. NITI Aayog member (Health) Dr V K Paul said that study has highlighted that the Covid-19 vaccines have prevented the spread of virus considerably even though they might not be 100 per cent effective.

advertisement

More Video News
advertisement
..more
advertisement