After a few months of solace, we again see a spike in the number of COVID cases. This has now sparked an alarm making it distressing for most of us. Here comes Omicron. If we recap this year few countries were on lockdown with flights canceled making travel at a halt.
The new Omicron variant is driving a spiral in infections not just in South Africa, but in other parts of the world as well. Seventy-seven countries have now reported cases of Omicron. This has raised alarm bells, particularly in the
WHO chief scientist Soumya Swaminathan said that the variant was successfully evading some immune responses, meaning that the booster programmes being rolled out in many countries ought to be targeted towards people with weaker immune systems.
Omicron appears to be better at evading antibodies generated by some COVID-19 vaccines but there are other forms of immunity that may prevent infection and disease, WHO officials said.
The Omicron variant of COVID-19 is posing a severe threat to mankind again. It brings back memories of the draconian lockdown days, when all of us were immensely inconvenienced. The Netherlands is going into strict lockdown from
Just when we thought that the Omicron crisis was the last of its kind, in comes the news like a sledgehammer: the discovery of a new COVID variant in France, temporarily called ‘IHU’. The new variant from the lineage named B.1.640.2
There is a new variant on the scene and its name is Omicron. Twenty-one months ago, WHO had declared Covid-19 an epidemic and the entire world moved out of its comfort zone into a paranoid state of uncertainty. And a mask
One week elapsed after the New Year and to my dismay, I had to read the number of COVID cases on the rise. Everything is open to the public with people commuting through the metro,
Experts said on Monday that an alleged hybrid coronavirus mutation dubbed "Deltacron" reportedly discovered in a Cyprus lab is most likely the result of a lab contamination, and not a new worrying variant.
The travel restriction comes into effect from July 4, and covers everyone who has been to those four countries or transited from the airport of those nations in the past 14 days.