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Cases had briefly surged in India last year but then dropped off, leading many to assume that the nation of 1.3 billion had beaten the virus.
Many common coronavirus symptoms bear a close resemblance to the symptoms of altitude sickness and the so-called “Khumbu cough” that often plagues climbers at high altitudes.
The position would be similar to one taken by Europe’s drug regulator, the European Medicines Agency, which said this week the Johnson & Johnson vaccine should carry a warning but placed no restrictions on its use.
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