‘Vaccines are effective against B.1.617 variant’: WHO Representative to India

Updated:1 month, 1 week ago

New Delhi, May 11 (ANI): Clearing the air on COVID-19 vaccines’ effectiveness against B.1.617 variant, WHO Representative to India Dr Roderico H Ofrin on May 11 said, after the discussions with global experts, vaccines are effective against B.1.617 variant. “Based on what WHO knows so far as per discussions with experts globally, vaccines, therapeutics and diagnostics continue to be effective against B.1.617 variant (of COVID-19), which WHO has classified as a variant of concern,” said WHO Representative to India.

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