New worry? Doctors getting reinfected even after taking two shots of COVID-19 vaccine- The New Indian Express

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LUCKNOW/PATNA:  With experiences of Covid-19 infecting medical doctors who’ve been vaccinated, the Union Well being Ministry mentioned on Wednesday that the federal government will accumulate information on these testing Covid-19 constructive even after getting vaccinated. Right here’s two states Uttar Pradesh and Bihar:

In Lucknow, about 40 medical doctors have examined constructive in the previous couple of days.  Of the 40 medical doctors, round half of them belong to the overall surgical procedure division, 9 of the urology division and three medical doctors of the division of medication. 

King Georges’ Medical College (KGMU) vice-chancellor Lt Gen (retd) Dr Vipin Puri examined constructive for the second time in 9 months on Tuesday. He had acquired the second dose of vaccine on March 25. 

Dr Sandeep Tiwari of the medical college confirmed that KGMU medical superintendent Dr Himanshu is amongst these examined Covid constructive. Mockingly, most of those medical doctors had taken each the doses of the vaccine.

On Wednesday, half a dozen of these workers who had been deployed within the KGMU V-C workplace and had despatched their samples, have additionally examined constructive. This takes the variety of whole contaminated KGMU employees, together with the medical doctors, paramedics, clerks and others, to over 45. 

Sanjay Gandhi Publish Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences director Dr RK Dhiman and his spouse had examined constructive three days forward of Holi.

This was regardless of each having acquired each the doses of the vaccine. When requested concerning the efficacy of the vaccine, Dr Dhiman mentioned the jab was very efficient in stopping hospitalization in addition to deaths.

After inoculation, the affected person may get delicate signs and was protected in opposition to severity of the ailment.

“There’s a chance of individuals testing constructive for Covid regardless of taking the vaccine, however the depth of the virus could be much less,” mentioned Dr PK Gupta, former president, IMA, Lucknow chapter. 

Greater than 26 medical doctors in Bihar have been reported Covid constructive even after the inoculation. Many others are beneath residence quarantine.

Dr Umesh Kumar and his spouse Dr Nirmala Singh from Biharsharif examined constructive even after they had been inoculated. One of many employees of the physician couple additionally examined after being inoculated.

Equally, 9 medicos of assorted batches in Patna Medical School and Hospital additionally examined constructive after being inoculated. 

Within the NMCH, eight medicos examined constructive just lately whereas one in all them died in Begusarai after first doses of inoculation.

Civil surgeon of Vaishali, Dr Inder Deo Ranjan, examined constructive even after he had acquired the second dose of vaccine. He’s beneath residence isolation.

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