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Journal of Clinical and Biomedical Sciences (JCBS) have adopted the open-access policy. JCBS applies the CC BY 4.0 license Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY) license. Whoever submits paper or research content for publication to JCBS journal, they agree to have the CC BY license applied to their work. Whoever publishes articles in JCBS journal agrees that anyone can reuse author published content in whole or part for any purpose, for free, even for commercial use as well. These permitted uses include but are not limited to self-archiving by authors of accepted and published versions of their papers in institutional repositories. Anyone may copy, redistribute, reuse, or modify the content as long as the author and original source are properly cited. This facilitates freedom in reuse and also ensures that JCBS contents are made freely accessible online immediately after publication in an easily readable formats, without any subscription or registration barrier.

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Creative Commons License

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      Example: Vedpathak M, Shinde D, Agarwal S, Shaikh N, Bagewadi P. Detection of SARS-CoV-2 IgG Antibodies in Individuals Following Infection and Vaccination. International Journal of Preclinical & Clinical Research. 2023;4(2): 28-31.
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