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Singapore Eases Safety Measures On Coronavirus But Minister Warns Of New Variant Risk

Singapore Eases Safety Measures On Coronavirus But Minister Warns Of New Variant Risk

Minister for Trade and Industry Gan Kim Yong said at the press conference of the multi-ministry task force on Covid-19 that there is also a risk of new variants emerging, which may require a reassessment of whether additional boosters are needed.

11 March 2022
China Fights New COVID-19 Spike With More Selective Approach

China Fights New COVID-19 Spike With More Selective Approach

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said Wednesday that reducing deaths in the city's priority, while a mass-testing plan was put on hold.

10 March 2022

How 'Short-Lived Mutational Bursts' Enable New Covid-19 Variants To Emerge

New research finds that the virus undergoes ‘short-lived mutational bursts’, meaning that the virus mutates rapidly and extraordinarily every now and then...

Omicron Subvariant BA.2 May Cause Severe Disease, Lab Study Suggests

Omicron Subvariant BA.2 May Cause Severe Disease, Lab Study Suggests

On Thursday, the World Health Organization (WHO) said while BA.2 is more tranmsissible than BA.1, the subvariant is not more severe.

18 February 2022

Airborne Coronavirus Particles May Travel Farther Than Thought, Lab Study Suggests

The researchers from the US Department of Energy's Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) noted that mucus allows many viruses to travel further than...

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09 February 2022
Possibility Of New Covid-19 Variant, Very High: WHO

Possibility Of New Covid-19 Variant, Very High: WHO

Omicron is the latest variant of concern. It will not be the last variant of concern that the World Health Organization will speak about, WHO's Covid-19...


29 January 2022
Odisha Made COVID-19 Rapid Antigen Test Kit Gets ICMR Approval

Odisha Made COVID-19 Rapid Antigen Test Kit Gets ICMR Approval

The kit can detect various variants of COVID-19 by using nasopharyngeal swab samples.


28 January 2022
What Is NeoCov, 'Deadlier' Coronavirus Strain That's Left Wuhan Scientists Concerned?

What Is NeoCov, 'Deadlier' Coronavirus Strain That's Left Wuhan Scientists Concerned?

NeoCov is a strain of Coronavirus like SARS-Cov-2 and may kill one in three persons affected, researchers from Wuhan University and the Chinese Academy of...


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