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The New York Times has reported on the split between World Health Organisation guidance and that of the Centre for Disease Control and Prevention, which as opposed to the WHO does not recommend vaccinated people wear masks indoors or distance from others.
Asked yesterday about the new cautions expressed by the WHO – amid fears over the Delta variant – a CDC spokesman gave no indication its guidance would change.
Russia’s Sputnik V vaccine is around 90% effective against the Delta variant of coronavirus, the RIA news agency cited Denis Logunov, deputy director of the Gamaleya Institute that developed the vaccine, as saying.
The shot was previously found by the researchers to be almost 92% effective against the original strain of coronavirus. Logunov said the Delta variant efficacy figure was calculated based on information from digital medical records and on vaccination records.
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