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Tag: New Covid19 Variant

France Detects New Covid Variant 'IHU', 12 Infected
France Detects New Covid Variant 'IHU', 12 Infected

It has 46 mutations and 37 deletions.

No Clear Evidence Yet On Omicron's Transmissibility, Immune Evasion, Severity In India: INSACOG
No Clear Evidence Yet On Omicron's Transmissibility, Immune Evasion, Severity In India: INSACOG

INSACOG said that while there are some indicators that the disease may be milder with Omicron, there is insufficient data to determine whether this is because of prior infections or vaccination.

'Worst-Ever Covid Variant Will Make Vaccines 40% Less Effective'
'Worst-Ever Covid Variant Will Make Vaccines 40% Less Effective'

The variant, which could be named 'Nu' by the World Health Organization in the coming days, has caused an "exponential" rise in infections in South Africa and has already spread to three countries, including Hong Kong and Botswana, where it is believed to have emerged.

New COVID19 Variant
New Covid Variant: Centre's Fresh Advisory To States, UTs For International Travellers From Specified Countries

The new variant of COVID-19, feared to have a high amount of spike mutations unseen before, has been detected in South Africa, with authorities there confirming 22 positive cases associated with it on Thursday.

New Covid Variant In S.Africa Affecting Those Under 25
New Covid Variant In S.Africa Affecting Those Under 25

The South African news outlet reported that with Gauteng emerging as the epicentre of the fourth wave of the pandemic once again, it's no surprise that the province has recorded the most number of infections from the B.1.1.529 variant.

WHO
WHO To Meet On Friday To Assess New COVID-19 Variant Detected In South Africa

The new variant has been red-flagged by scientists over an alarmingly high number of spike mutations that might make the virus more resistant to vaccines, increase its transmissibility and lead to more severe COVID-19 symptoms.

COVID-19 Vaccine Working Against New Variants In UK, SA: Moderna
COVID-19 Vaccine Working Against New Variants In UK, SA: Moderna

New York: US-based drugmaker Moderna on Monday said its Covid-19 vaccine retains neutralising activity against emerging variants first identified in the UK and South Africa. Vaccination with the Moderna Covid-19 Vaccine produced neutralising titers against all key emerging variants tested, including B.1.1.7 and B.1.351, first identified in the UK and South Africa, respectively, the company […]

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