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A higher level of immunity is needed to combat the new Indian strain.

People who have been vaccinated against the coronavirus may be exposed to a new, more aggressive strain if their titers drop or their immunity decreases. This was announced by Sergei Sobyanin in an interview with the program “Week in the City” on the TV channel “Russia 1”.

“We are already dealing with a new strain, with a new mutation of the Indian strain. The so-called Delta. Which is more aggressive, heavier. That is, it infects faster, penetrates the body faster, and the level of immunity in order to protect itself from the Indian strain, it needs to be twice as high as in Wuhan. Twice. Therefore, we see repeated illnesses, we see illnesses in those who have been vaccinated, ”said the Moscow Mayor.

According to him, the level of immunity should be twice as high as in Wuhan.

“What does this mean? This means that those people who would not have gotten sick in the previous strain of the Chinese coronavirus can get sick today. That is, the immune status of a person, the level of immunity, in order to protect oneself from the Indian strain, it must be twice as high as compared to the Wuhan one. Twice. Therefore, we see repeated illnesses, we see illnesses in those who were vaccinated – there are not so many of them, but it is still felt that those who were vaccinated a long time ago, their status is falling, titers are falling, so many probably need revaccination , which we have already talked about, “- said Sergei Sobyanin.

By appointment, anyone over the age of 18 can get vaccinated against coronavirus infection at one of 100 points based on city polyclinics. You can get vaccinated without an appointment in popular public places where mobile teams work. The Healthy Moscow pavilions are now open only for vaccination against COVID-19 and are open until everyone is vaccinated during the day. Moreover,graftyou can in private clinics.

You can sign up for a vaccination on the, in the mobile applications “Moscow State Services”, “My Moscow” and “EMIAS.INFO”, as well as through information kiosks in the city’s polyclinics.

EDITOR’S NOTE: This article is a translation. Apologies should the grammar and or sentence structure not be perfect.

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