Ten things about the new coronavirus version that have raised fears of a new outbreak

A new form of coronavirus is causing uneasiness around the world. The variant, known as B.1.1.529, was first found in South Africa and has been found in Botswana and Hong Kong. With the arrival of this new version, the scope of screening of passengers coming from these countries has increased. In India, the government on … Read more

Active COVID-19 cases in the country lowest in 539 days

India recorded 9,119 new coronavirus infections, taking the total number of COVID-19 cases in the country to 3,45,44,882, as per the data updated by the Union Health Ministry on Thursday, while the active cases came down to 1. 09,940, which is the lowest in 539 days. The death toll rose to 4,66,980 with 396 fresh … Read more

Explainer: Delta dominates the world, but scientists see worrying offspring

The delta variant of the SARS-CoV-2 virus is now responsible for almost all coronavirus infections globally, driven by the uncontrolled spread of the novel coronavirus in many parts of the world. So far, vaccines have still been able to protect against serious illness and death from Delta, but scientists are cautious. Here’s what we know: … Read more

China faces biggest delta outbreak as infections rise in northeastern city

China is battling its biggest COVID-19 outbreak, caused by a highly transmissible variant, with some areas restricting entry by people from the northeastern city, where infections in the past week have hit the country. Elsewhere it has grown rapidly. Reuters calculations based on official data showed a total of 1,308 domestically transmitted infections with confirmed … Read more

How delta, kappa variants of Covid evade the immune system

A team of US scientists has discovered how mutations and kappa variants of the COVID virus help the variant avoid detection by antibodies. Scientists at the University of Washington School of Medicine obtained plasma samples from 37 individuals aged 22 to 66 who had received two doses of Moderna or Pfizer/BioNTech or one dose of … Read more

Chinese city offers cash for clues in Covid ‘people’s war’ after latest outbreak

A COVID-hit Chinese city is offering thousands of dollars for clues in tracing the source of its latest outbreak, as part of a “people’s war” to seal one of the country’s biggest resurgents in months. Used to be. China on Tuesday reported 43 local cases in a delta-driven surge that has spread to 20 provinces … Read more

Pfizer, AstraZeneca Covid vaccines generate more antibodies than natural infection: Study

People who received or received the COVID-19 vaccine had significantly higher levels of antibodies than those infected with the SARS-CoV-2 virus, according to a study published Monday in the journal Scientific Reports. A team led by researchers from the University of Montreal in Canada found that these antibodies were also effective against type. In the … Read more

Global COVID-19 cases near 250 million as delta surge eases

Worldwide cases due to COVID-19 neared 250 million on Sunday as the variant eased and more normal business and tourism resumed, although some countries in Eastern Europe are facing record outbreaks . In the past three months, the daily average number of cases has dropped by 36%, according to a Reuters analysis. Although the spread … Read more