Israel reports its first confirmed case of the new B.1.1.1.529 coronavirus variant

Israel’s Ministry of Health has confirmed that the newly discovered variant of coronavirus i.e. B.1.1.1.529 has been identified in the country. In addition to this, two more people are suspected to have been infected with the new variant which was first detected in southern Africa, the ministry said. There are two returning isolates, while the … Read more

New covid version 25 in South Africa. affecting people younger than

According to health officials, the new Covid-19 variant, B.1.1529, detected in South Africa is mainly affecting people under the age of 25, of whom the vaccination rate against the virus is only 26 percent. Professor Anne von Gottberg of the National Institute for Communicable Diseases said that so far the variant has been detected in … Read more