Omicron specific booster is possible: Adar Poonawalla

A study by Lancet has indicated that Covishield was effective against the Delta variant having 63 per cent efficacy.

Omicron specific booster is possible: Adar Poonawalla

Adar Poonawalla of Serum Institute of India said that the effectiveness of Covishield on the Omicron variant would be known only after two or three weeks. The CEO has said that variant-specific booster shots are possible.

He emphasized that the government has to ensure that the whole population is fully vaccinated.