World News Amar Ujala
Published by: Prashant Kumar Jha
Updated Saturday, 18 December 2021 08:20 AM IST
The threat of a new variant of the corona Omicron is growing rapidly. Many countries around the world are engaged in conducting new studies and research to prevent infection. At the same time, new research in Britain has shown that the booster dose can be very effective in stopping a new variant.
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Researchers at Imperial College London believe the booster dose may be effective. The study says the booster shot can provide 85 percent protection against the fast-spreading variant. This new research from Imperial College was conducted on a limited number of patients with Omicron infection. It has been found that this variant can be largely avoided by taking a booster dose. At the same time, the researchers believe that the booster dose is 97 percent effective in preventing the delta version of the corona.
Omicron has so far spread to 80 countries
Let us inform you that this new variant of Corona was discovered in South Africa last month. The World Health Organization named it Omicron. This is a new variant of the rapidly spreading corona infection. To date, patients of this variant have been found in 80 countries. It is a matter of concern that no one has died so far due to this variant.