People who have taken both doses of corona vaccine are 3 times less likely to get infected, claims in UK study

People who have taken both doses of corona vaccine are 3 times less likely to get infected, claims in UK study

Data from Public Health England (PHE) shows that the corona vaccine being given in the UK is very effective against all variants.

People who have taken both doses of corona vaccine are 3 times less likely to get infected

A UK study has claimed that people who have taken both doses of the corona vaccine are 3 times less likely to get corona. The Real-time Assessment of Community Transmission (REACT-1) study, one of the UK’s largest studies on Corona, reported on Wednesday that infections in England had increased four-fold from 0.15 per cent to 0.63 per cent. However, there has been a decrease in cases since July 12.

An analysis by Imperial College London and Ipsos MORI over 98,000 volunteers who took part in the study in England between June 24 and July 12 suggested that people who had received both doses of the vaccine were also less likely to transmit the infection to the other.

UK Health Secretary Sajid Javid said: “Our vaccination rollout is building a wall of defence, which means we can carefully ease restrictions and go back to our favorite things, but we need to be cautious. Need to live because we are learning to live with this virus.”

Effective vaccine against all variants of corona

Data from Public Health England (PHE) shows that the corona vaccine being given in the UK is “very effective” against all variants.

According to this, the Pfizer vaccine is 96 percent effective and the AstraZeneca vaccine is 92 percent effective after both doses. PHE estimates that vaccination in England has prevented 22 million infections, approximately 52,600 hospitalizations and 35,200 to 60,000 deaths.

The result also shows that people who have taken both doses of the corona vaccine are three times less likely to get corona. The UK Health Service has started a vaccination program for all people aged 16 and over, following scientific advice.

status of corona vaccination in india

The Union Health Ministry said on Thursday that more than 49 crore doses of corona vaccine have been given across the country so far. According to the data received till 7 pm on Thursday, more than 50.29 lakh (50,29,573) doses were given today. The ministry said that 27,26,494 people in the age group of 18 to 44 years were given the first dose on Thursday while 4,81,823 people were given the second dose.

It has also said that since the nationwide launch of the third phase of vaccination, a total of 16,92,68,754 people in the age group of 18 to 44 years have been given the first dose while 1,07,72,537 people have been given the second dose. In five states of the country – Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat, Rajasthan, Maharashtra and Uttar Pradesh, more than one crore people in the age group of 18 to 44 years have been given the vaccine.

Also read: India is in touch with different countries to approve the corona vaccine, Minister of State for External Affairs V Muraleedharan said in Rajya Sabha

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