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Odisha doctor tests Corona positive after two doses of vaccination

7/04/2021 at 7:24 PM

Cuttack , April 7: A doctor of SCB Medical College and Hospital(SCB), Cuttack tested Corona positive after two successive doses of Covaxin.

The doctor has been identified as an Associate Professor of SCB who is also the In-charge of Corona Hospital.

Sources said the doctor was administered two doses of Covaxin in due time, while his Reverse Transcription Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR) test came positive on Tuesday. According to some health specialists, revival of Corona infection after full dose of vaccination is a rare case. The rate of efficacy of the vaccine is about 80 percent while the rate of failure is 20 percent. Thus, the case of the SCB doctor might be one among the failure cases. There is no need of his self quarantine or home isolation since he has completed the full course of the vaccine within the prescribed duration, they added.

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