Severity of Omicron low due to vaccination: India health ministry

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NEW DEHLI: India's health ministry has said that the severity of the Covid-19 disease from the Omicron variant in the country could be low because of vaccination and high exposure to the Delta variant, Reuters reports.

"Given the fast pace of vaccination in India and high exposure to Delta variant as evidenced by high seropositivity, the severity of the disease is anticipated to be low," it said in a statement. "However, scientific evidence is still evolving."

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