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Using term ‘Indian Variant’ for B.1.617 strain has no basis, says Health ministry

New Delhi: Taking umbrage against the B.1.617 mutant of the novel coronavirus being termed an “Indian Variant”, the Union Health Ministry on Wednesday said the WHO has not used the word “Indian” for this strain in its document. The ministry dismissed as “without any basis and unfounded” media reports that have used the term “Indian […]