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COVID-19 variants like India were also found in 17 countries

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The variant of Corona that has caused havoc in India has been found in 17 more countries. The type of corona in India which is also being called double-mutant virus has also been found in other 17 countries of the world. 

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The World Health Organization said that the B1.617 variant of Corona, which was first identified in India, has now been found in 17 other countries as well.

Experts about this double mutant virus believe that a major reason behind the destruction of the corona epidemic in India is that it has different variants.

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Due to the continued air travel between India and Britain, this variant also reached Britain. 

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Earlier this week, British Health Minister Matt Hencock said that Indian variants have been found in 103 infected. Only after this, Britain put India in the list of countries from which the UK cannot travel.

The variant is believed to play a major role in the very rapid spread of the second wave of infection in India. 

The latest data currently show that covaxine is effective in neutralizing the 617 variants (double mutants) of the corona. Therefore, vaccination is the most important weapon against the difficult situation that we are seeing in India.

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The New York Times stated in its report that covaxine trains the immune system to produce antibodies against the corona virus. These antibodies target the spike proteins of the virus.

The covicin is designed by Hyderabad-based Bharat Biotech in collaboration with the National Institute of Virology and the Indian Council of Medical Research. It has been found to be 78 percent effective against the virus in tests.

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