Tag: Omicron Variant

New highly infectious, transmissible Covid variants BF.7 and BA.5.1.7 detected in China
New highly infectious, transmissible Covid variants BF.7 and BA.5.1.7 detected in China

BF.7 (also known as BA.2.75.2) is a sub-lineage of the Covid Omicron variant BA.5.2.1.

  • Tuesday, 11 October 2022
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Is BA.5 responsible for the surge in Covid cases?

The latest surge in global Covid cases, majorly driven by the Omicron sub-variant BA.5, may be causing increasing reinfections, meaning more people are catching Covid-19 for the second or third time, according to a media report.

  • Friday, 22 July 2022
New Zealand reports 1st Omicron BA.5 variant
New Zealand reports 1st Omicron BA.5 variant

New Zealand is currently under the orange settings of the Covid-19 Protection Framework, where there is no limit for gatherings.

  • Sunday, 08 May 2022
Omicron variant did not eliminate Delta, it may return: Study
Omicron variant did not eliminate Delta, it may return: Study

Unlike the Delta variant, previously considered to be the main variant of concern in most countries, the dynamics of the Omicron variant showed different characteristics, they said.

  • Tuesday, 03 May 2022
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New variant of Omicron detected in Patna

The BA.12 variant was first detected in the US. There were two to three cases detected in Delhi and now one case in Patna.

  • Thursday, 28 April 2022
New Variant Taking Wings?
Driver Of Covid Cases In New York - BA.2.12 & BA.2.12.1- Detected In 7 Indian States

The New York State Health Department identified two contagious variants having evidence of community spread. The sub-variants detected in Delhi, Haryana, Tamil Nadu, Maharashtra etc

  • Friday, 22 April 2022
Continuing To Monitor 'Several Descendent Lineages' Of Omicron Variant: WHO
Continuing To Monitor 'Several Descendent Lineages' Of Omicron Variant: WHO

According to WHO, the SARS-CoV-2 virus continues to evolve. With such intense transmission worldwide, further variants, including recombinants, will emerge. This is expected."

  • Wednesday, 13 April 2022
New Omicron BA.4 & BA.5 sub-variants detected in Africa, Europe
New Omicron BA.4 & BA.5 sub-variants detected in Africa, Europe

Both BA.4 and BA.5 have also been added to the UK agency's monitoring list. One case each of BA.4 has already been detected in Scotland and England, up to March 30, according to the UKHSA.

  • Tuesday, 12 April 2022
New Omicron Strain, First Detected In UK, Appears To Be More Transmissible Than Previous Strains Of
New Omicron Strain, First Detected In UK, Appears To Be More Transmissible Than Previous Strains Of COVID-19: WHO

Early-day estimates indicate a community growth rate advantage of 10% as compared to BA.2. However, this finding requires further confirmation, it said.

  • Saturday, 02 April 2022
Bill Gates on Omicron
Bill Gates On OMICRON & COVID Vaccines

Bill Gates On OMICRON & COVID Vaccines

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  • Saturday, 19 February 2022
High Vaccine Hesitancy In Odisha
Vaccine Hesitancy High In Odisha, 4.7 Lakh 60-Plus Population Yet To Take First Shot

The discouraging tendency among the elderly population in the State has made Odisha cut a poor figure on the national map

  • Sunday, 13 February 2022
98 PC Covid Infections In Odisha Are Of Omicron Variant: ILS Report
98 PC Covid Infections In Odisha Are Of Omicron Variant: ILS Report

Meanwhile, health expert Dr Srikanth Dhar said, "Even though the Covid cases across the country is witnessing a downtrend, around 60% of the total cases have been detected with Omicron. BA.2 is higher in comparison to BA.1. It can be stated that almost all Covid cases are of Omicron."

  • Thursday, 10 February 2022
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Omicron Not Endgame, More Fit Variant Will Emerge: Know Why WHO Says So

Unless virus circulation is reduced, the world's vast gene pool will become the lab for variant mutation. Africa continent is vulnerable. Fully vaccinated are also susceptible, says WHO  

  • Wednesday, 09 February 2022
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Omicron BA.2 Subvariant Likely To Spread Globally: WHO

Dr. Abdi Mahamud, the WHO's Covid incident manager, said it's unclear whether BA.2 can reinfect people who previously had BA.1, the report said.

  • Wednesday, 09 February 2022
60% Of Covid Infections In Odisha Are of Omicron Variant: ILS Director
60% Of Covid Infections In Odisha Are of Omicron Variant: ILS Director

Around 60% of COVID infections reported in Odisha these days are related to the new Omicron variant of SARS-CoV-2, the Director of Institute of Life Sciences (ILS), Bhubaneswar, Ajay Parida said.

  • Saturday, 29 January 2022
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