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WHO
Delta Variant Still Responsible For 99% Of Covid Cases Globally: WHO

"It is not yet clear whether Omicron is more transmissible (e.g., more easily spread from person to person) compared to other variants, including Delta," the WHO said in a statement.

Why New Covid Strain 'B.1.1.529' Is More Lethal Than Delta
Why New Covid Strain 'B.1.1.529' Is More Lethal Than Delta

First identified in South Africa this week, the strain has spread to nearby countries, including Botswana. Israel has identified a case of a Covid-19 variant with a large number of mutations "in a person who returned from Malawi".

Delta Variant Can Infect Fully Vaccinated Individuals: Study
Delta Variant Can Infect Fully Vaccinated Individuals: Study

Meanwhile, the INSACOG in its last bulletin had said that Delta strain continues to be the main variant of concern (VOC) in India.

Covid: How Delta, Kappa Variants Evade Immune System
Covid: How Delta, Kappa Variants Evade Immune System

The Delta Plus variant caused the greatest decrease. Antibodies from half of the Janssen-vaccinated individuals completely lost the ability to neutralise one or more variants in the laboratory assay.

Rise In Delta Variant Cases In China, Europe A Concern For India? Odisha Health Officials Clarify
Rise In Delta Variant Cases In China, Europe A Concern For India? Odisha Health Officials Clarify

On the other hand, amid the rising cases of Covid-19 cases in China and European countries, despite massive vaccinations, the Director of Family Welfare and nodal officer of Covid vaccination, Dr Bijay Panigrahi appealed to the people to get the second vaccine as soon as possible.

Delta Variant Detected In 99% Samples: Delhi Govt Data
Delta Variant Detected In 99% Samples: Delhi Govt Data

Of 99 samples sent to Lok Nayak Hospital, 74 were detected with the delta variant. Alpha variants were detected in only 966 samples.

China Locks Down Lanzhaou City
Covid Third Wave: China Locks Down Lanzhaou City

After second wave of Covid-19 wrecked havoc across the globe, the threat of the third wave still persists. To prevent such an eventuality, China locked down its Lanzhou city on Tuesday.

Why Delta Covid Variant Spreads Like Wildfire, Explained
Why Delta Covid Variant Spreads Like Wildfire, Explained

"Delta SARS-CoV-2 efficiently outcompeted the Alpha variant in human lung epithelial cells and primary human airway tissues," wrote researchers from the University of Texas and others in the abstract.

ICMR
Prevalence Of Delta Variant Not Different Between Vaccinated And Unvaccinated Groups: ICMR Study

While Delta variant has the potential to infect both the vaccinated and unvaccinated individuals, however, the progression of illness seems to be prevented by vaccination

COVID19: Scientists Find Drug Cocktail Effective Against Delta, Beta Variants
COVID19: Scientists Find Drug Cocktail Effective Against Delta, Beta Variants

Molnupiravir "interferes with a part of the virus that is conserved across different variants -- specifically, the enzyme that it uses to copy its genetic material for replication", said Dr Conrad Chan, laboratory director at the Defence Medical and Environmental Research Institute from DSO.

Delta Strain High
Odisha Has Over 90% Cases Of Delta Variant, Says ILS Director Ajay Parida

The delta variant is causing havoc in parts of the globe, including in India where the strain is dominant across states.

Coronavirus
'Delta Variant Likely To Become Dominant Covid Strain Globally'

World Health Organization has warned that the Delta strain is likely to spread to more countries and that it is likely to become the dominant form of Covid-19 "in the coming months.

Delta Variant In Odisha
US Soon To Witness Explosive Outbreak Of Delta Variant: Epidemiologist

The Delta variant is leaps and bounds faster than any other variant known to date. It represents a clear and present danger to the world. This Delta variant surge will not end well for low vaccination areas.

WHO chief
Delta The 'Most Transmissible' Of Variants Identified So Far, Spreading Rapidly Among Unvaccinated Populations: WHO Chief

The Delta variant of COVID-19, identified in at least 85 countries, is the most transmissible of the variants identified so far and is spreading rapidly among unvaccinated populations, WHO chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus has warned.

Director of Directorate of Medical Education and Training (DMET) Dr CBK Mohanty
Be Cautious, Study On Delta Plus Variant In Progress; Warns DMET

Cautioning people of a possible third wave of the on going pandemic, the State Health Department has expressed concern over the detection of Delta Plus variant of Covid 19 in several other States, which has been tagged as the ‘variant of concern’.

Delta variant In Odisha
94% Infection In Youths; Know Why 'Delta' Covid Variant Is A Big Concern For Schools In Odisha

As per the limited data with Public Health England, 27 of 36 persons infected by Delta-plus belong to the younger age-group. Delta variant with high re-infection and secondary attack rate poses a big concern for Odisha too. With a change in early symptoms, it is considered highly risky for schools

Delta variant in odisha
Travel Curbs To Andhra Pradesh, West Bengal On: Know How Delta Variant Entered Odisha

Data available with the GISAID tracks the transmission line of Delta variant to Odisha. As many as 6 states - Maharashtra, Chhattisgarh, Tamil Nadu, Telangana, Andhra Pradesh and West Bengal - have been the source states

DMET-Chief-CBK-Mohanty
Lockdown Has Worked, Vaccination Reduced Severity In Patients: Odisha DMET

The series of lockdowns and shutdowns enforced by the State government of Odisha has really fructified results as anticipated, DMET CBK Mohanty said today.