After Corona’s mutation .. “good news” regarding the AstraZeneca vaccine


Al-Marsad newspaper – agencies: AstraZeneca said in a statement, Tuesday, that its vaccine against Covid-19 is effective in preventing the delta and kappa mutant, which appeared for the first time in India.
The statement referred to a study prepared by the University of Oxford that examined the ability of monoclonal antibodies from recovered people and others who received the vaccine to neutralize the delta and kappa mutants.
An analysis by Public Health England showed that the Pfizer and AstraZeneca vaccines provide superior protection with more than 90 percent protection against hospitalization due to the delta mutant.
The company said that the results of the latest Oxford study were based on an analysis conducted by the authority recently.

The chief scientist of the World Health Organization had said, on Friday, that the delta mutant is on its way to becoming the globally dominant version of Covid-19.


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