11-Month Delay Between Covishield Vaccine Results In Higher Antibody Levels: Study

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44-45 Weeks Delayed COVID Shot Response Better Against Virus, Says Researchers

According to research, the COVID antibodies response is better when there is an interval of 44-45 weeks between the first and second doses of Oxford-Covishield-Vaccine. “The encouraging results support a strategy of delayed second dosing because antibody titres (concentration) were substantially higher after the second dose among individuals with almost a year between doses than among individuals who had an 8–12 week interval," says the University of Virginia researchers.

Sat, 04 Sep 2021 - 11:59 AM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

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