16 Vaccinated people reported positive for COVID in a Study of Delhi hospital.
A private hospital in Delhi performed a recent experiment on 113 healthcare staff. The experiment was about if people have a chance for Covid positive after the first dose of the vaccine.
But, that study shows that at least one dose of the vaccine 18 staff tested positive for Covid.
The study, published in the journal Diabetes and Metabolic Syndrome: Clinical Research and Reviews on May 3, was conducted with employees of the Fortis Center of Excellence for Diabetes, Metabolic Diseases, and Endocrinology in Delhi.
Participants in the study by researchers from Fortis, National Diabetes, Obesity, and Cholesterol Foundation and Diabetes Foundation (India), New Delhi, included doctors, nutritionists, nurses, paramedical workers, and maintenance personnel.
The study observed that Coronavirus affected 15.9 percent of total vaccinated people when 95 percent had mild symptoms. Of these, 17 staff got the infection after the second dose.
Except for one person who required hospitalization, all others had mild COVID-19 illness, the researchers said.
The study included 123 employees: 75 men, 48 women with a mean age of 42; 113 of which were vaccinated. Of these, 28 people had received the Covaxin vaccine from Bharat Biotech and 85 the Covishield preventative from the Oxford / AstraZeneca stable.
Covishield, Covaxin, and Sputnik V are the three COVID-19 vaccines currently approved for use in India. The three vaccines claim to be 81 percent, 70 percent, and 92 percent effective.
However, Sputnik V unable to receive popularity in the International market.
Researchers also said that viruses that develop after proper vaccinations are of concern, but sufficient data are not available on these infections.
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