Tag: covid-19 mutation

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B.C. reports first case of new strain of COVID-19 Delta variant AY 4.2

B.C. reports first case of new strain of COVID-19 Delta variant AY 4.2

Provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry says the vaccine works against the evolution of the Delta variant, based on preliminary evaluation. [...]
India’s Covaxin can neutralize UK variant of COVID-19, finds new study

India’s Covaxin can neutralize UK variant of COVID-19, finds new study

After the emergence of the mutated strain of COVID-19 in the UK, people around the world worried that the current vaccines will not offer prot [...]
‘Airborne transmission of COVID-19 virus possible in hospitals, closed rooms’

‘Airborne transmission of COVID-19 virus possible in hospitals, closed rooms’

A new study by laboratories in Hyderabad and Mohali has found fresh evidence that the risk of airborne transmission of the novel coronavirus (CO [...]
Covaxin, India’s first COVID-19 vaccine, is effective against new variant, says Bharat Biotech

Covaxin, India’s first COVID-19 vaccine, is effective against new variant, says Bharat Biotech

The new variant of COVID-19, which was detected in the UK, is quickly spreading across the world. India too has detected the strain in samples [...]
New variant of COVID-19 71% more transmittable, says Hyderabad’s CCMB

New variant of COVID-19 71% more transmittable, says Hyderabad’s CCMB

The new variant of the coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 that causes COVID-19 is believed to be 71 per cent more transmittable than the other variants, t [...]
Lethal variant of COVID-19 has entered India: Strain found in 6 UK returnees’ samples

Lethal variant of COVID-19 has entered India: Strain found in 6 UK returnees’ samples

The British government had recently announced that the newly identified strain of the COVID-19 virus found in their population is up to 70 per [...]
Aggressive research of new, highly contagious COVID-19 strain starts in NYS lab

Aggressive research of new, highly contagious COVID-19 strain starts in NYS lab

The new and lethal variant of COVID-19 that emerged in the UK has sent alarm bells ringing across the world. In response, many countries, incl [...]
Has the UK variant of COVID-19 entered India? Passengers test positive at Delhi, Chennai airports

Has the UK variant of COVID-19 entered India? Passengers test positive at Delhi, Chennai airports

Five passengers from the UK who arrived here at Indira Gandhi International Airport on Monday night have tested positive for the novel coronav [...]
Emergency meet on ‘out of control’ COVID-19 variant: Experts call for ban on flights from affected countries

Emergency meet on ‘out of control’ COVID-19 variant: Experts call for ban on flights from affected countries

The Union Health Ministry has called an emergency meeting of its top advisors to discuss the emergence of a mutated variant of COVID-19 in the [...]
Dangerous mutation of COVID-19 virus: Britain on high alert as ‘new variant’ of coronavirus identified

Dangerous mutation of COVID-19 virus: Britain on high alert as ‘new variant’ of coronavirus identified

A new variant of coronavirus has been found which is growing faster in some parts of England, British MPs have been told. Health Secretary Mat [...]
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