Nasal Vaccine iNCOVACC: The central government has also approved the country’s first nasal vaccine in the form of a booster dose. Nasal vaccine is being seen as an important weapon in the fight against Kovid.
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Corona in China Has created a ruckus. Virus cases are increasing rapidly in many other countries as well. India is also on alert mode. central government Taking many steps for the prevention of corona. A day before, a mock drill has been done in the hospitals, in which the preparations regarding Corona have been reviewed. Ministry of Health Has also issued advisory regarding Kovid. In which people are asked to follow the Kovid protocol and booster dose It has been advised to install Enthusiasm is also visible among the people to get the third dose of Covid.
On such an occasion, the central government has also given permission to the country’s first nasal vaccine in the form of a booster dose. Nasal vaccine is being seen as an important weapon in the fight against Kovid. Registration has also started on the Co-Win app for vaccination with nasal vaccine.
Experts are considering the nasal vaccine as an important weapon in the fight against Corona. Experts say that this vaccine can prove to be a game changer against the corona virus. Its vaccination will prevent the virus. Along with this, the risk of transmission will also be less.
So far eight vaccines have been approved in India, although vaccination is being done with only three vaccines. Most of the people have got the Covishield vaccine. After this, there is the number of Covaxin and Sputnik-V. Now vaccination will also be done with nasal vaccine. In such a situation, it is important to know whether the nasal vaccine can prove to be a game changer in the fight against Kovid?
Nasal vaccine will be of great benefit
Experts say that compared to other corona vaccines, more than 30 Kovid vaccines are available worldwide, but the nasal vaccine is quite different in comparison to them. This vaccine provides mucosal protection, due to which the virus can be eliminated in the initial stage itself. Nasal vaccine is given through the nose, hence it is called intranasal vaccine.
Epidemiologist Dr. Jugal Kishore says that the method of applying the nasal vaccine is different. It is not given through injection but through nasal drops. The virus enters the body through the nose and then goes to the lungs through the throat. The nasal vaccine will kill the virus in the nose itself. This vaccine can prove to be successful in preventing both infection and transmission. Special healthcare worker is not required to apply this nasal vaccine. There is also a risk of its spoiling.
Nasal vaccine makes antibodies in mucosa
Senior Physician Dr. Ajay Kumar explains that the nasal vaccine creates antibodies against Kovid in the nose, throat and mucosa itself. This is called mucosal antibody. This vaccine kills the virus in the nose and throat itself. Through the lymphoid cells present in the body, these antibodies are also formed in other parts, due to which the risk of virus flourishing is very low. Vaccines which are given through injection are less likely to form such antibodies. . Because this vaccine goes into the blood. Compared to other vaccines, the nasal vaccine creates immunity in less time. The immunity created by it also lasts for a long time.
Will Kovid end forever?
Dr. Kumar said that the antibodies made in our body go into the memory cells after a few months. When a vaccine is given, the antibody becomes active again. Since the nasal vaccine is being used as a booster. This will make the antibody active again. In such a situation, the nasal vaccine can prove to be very effective. People are advised that they can get vaccinated with nasal vaccine in the form of a booster dose.
Dr. Kumar says that the method of applying the nasal vaccine is different, but it is not that its efficacy is much higher than other vaccines. The biggest advantage of the nasal vaccine is that it can kill the virus at the initial stage itself, but it is not that this vaccine will do any miracle and there will never be a covid after applying it.
People who have taken booster dose cannot get nasal vaccine
Dr. NK Arora, head of the Vaccine Task Force, says that the nasal vaccine is very safe. Anyone over the age of 18 can get this vaccine, however, people who have already taken a booster dose cannot get the nasal vaccine. Dr. Arora says that no side effects of the nasal vaccine have come to the fore. Trial data has shown that this vaccine is quite safe.