‘Nasal vaccine for Covid identified, could be a game changer’: Government

PUBLISHED ON JAN 19, 2021 10:00 PM IST
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  • Health Ministry gave an update about India’s Covid vaccination drive and said that over 4.50 lakh people were vaccinated till this morning. ‘Active cases in the country stands at around 2 lakhs after seven months and the number is declining. After eight months, daily number of deaths is less than 140,’ health Secretary Rajesh Bhushan said. ‘0.18% adverse events have been reported following immunisation and 0.002% of the vaccinated people were hospitalised following immunization,’ Bhushan added. Meanwhile, Dr VK Paul confirmed that a nasal vaccine for Covid had been identified and it would be game changer if it does work. Watch the full video for all the details.

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