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Covid-19: Pfizer Vaccine Not Effective Against Omicron Like Delta, Finds South Africa Analysis

Covid-19: Pfizer Vaccine Not Effective Against Omicron Like Delta, Finds South Africa Analysis

Covid-19 Omicron variant was first detected in South Africa. The large-scale analysis of Pfizer vaccine effectiveness seems to support early indications that the the vaccine shot effective against Omicron like Delta variant.

14 December 2021
Percentage Of Delta Variant Found In Delhi Rose Steadily During April-July: Official data

Percentage Of Delta Variant Found In Delhi Rose Steadily During April-July: Official data

The information was shared during a recent meeting of the Delhi Disaster Management Authority, which devises COVID-19 management policies for the capital.

09 September 2021

Increased Infectivity, Ability To Escape Immunity: Here’s What Drove Delta Variant

The B.1.617.2 or Delta variant was first observed in India in late 2020. It has since spread around the globe.

Maharashtra Records Five Deaths Due To Delta Plus Variant, 66 Cases

Maharashtra Records Five Deaths Due To Delta Plus Variant, 66 Cases

Some of the patients infected with the Delta plus variant of coronavirus were fully vaccinated

14 August 2021

Mumbai Records First Death Due To Delta Plus Covid 19 Variant

This is Maharashtra's second death from the Delta Plus after an 80-year-old woman from Ratnagiri died last month.

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26 July 2021
What's More Dangerous? Lambda, Kappa, Or Delta? And Why? Know It From The Doctor

What's More Dangerous? Lambda, Kappa, Or Delta? And Why? Know It From The Doctor

Covid explained: B.1.617.3, a relative of the Delta variant; B.11.318, which contains 14 mutations; Lambda, a variant discovered by Public Health England and...


24 July 2021
Odisha Covid Hotspots: Khurda, Cuttack Remain A Cause Of Concern

Odisha Covid Hotspots: Khurda, Cuttack Remain A Cause Of Concern

While the constant fall in the number of fresh cases and the TPR is a huge relief for health planners, the fact that the virus is remaining active in the body...


22 July 2021
Covid: Delta Variant Continues To Be Dominant Lineage In New Cases Across India

Covid: Delta Variant Continues To Be Dominant Lineage In New Cases Across India

Regions with high vaccination and strong public health measures, such as Singapore, continue to do well, INSACOG noted.


19 July 2021
Delta Variant Accounts For 80% Of New Covid Cases: Govt Expert Panel Chief

Delta Variant Accounts For 80% Of New Covid Cases: Govt Expert Panel Chief

The variant is also around 40-60 percent more transmissible than its predecessor, Alpha variant, and has already spread to more than 80 countries, including...


15 July 2021
Delta Variant: Why It’s More Important Now To Get Covid Vaccination?

Delta Variant: Why It’s More Important Now To Get Covid Vaccination?

A person can develop immunity – the ability to resist infection – in two ways: either after being infected with coronavirus or by getting vaccinated.


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14 July 2021
Covid Cases Will Increase Globally If Spread Of Delta Variant Not Curbed: WHO

Covid Cases Will Increase Globally If Spread Of Delta Variant Not Curbed: WHO

Globally, cases of the Alpha variant have been reported in 178 countries, territories or areas, while 123 countries reported cases of the Beta variant, 75...


13 July 2021
Covid Explained: What Is Lambda Variant? Can Vaccines Protect Against It?

Covid Explained: What Is Lambda Variant? Can Vaccines Protect Against It?

Lambda Covid variant explained: The variant, also known as the C.37 strain, was first detected in Peru in August 2020.


12 July 2021
Tripura Govt Says Delta+ In 91% Genome Sequencing Samples, Centre Denies

Tripura Govt Says Delta+ In 91% Genome Sequencing Samples, Centre Denies

Dr. Siddharth Shiv Jaiswal, MD of NHM Tripura had reconfirmed that 91 per cent of 151 samples sent for genome sequencing test outside the state have found...


10 July 2021
Explained: What’s Kappa Covid Variant and How Dangerous Is It?

Explained: What’s Kappa Covid Variant and How Dangerous Is It?

According to the Union Health Ministry the Kappa Covid variant is not a new variant and it has been present in the country since February.


09 July 2021
Uttar Pradesh Records Two Cases Of Kappa Variant Of COVID-19

Uttar Pradesh Records Two Cases Of Kappa Variant Of COVID-19

Genome sequencing of 109 samples done at King George's Medical College revealed 107 cases of Delta Plus variant and two cases of Kappa Variant.


06 July 2021
Germany Eases Restrictions For Travelers From India

Germany Eases Restrictions For Travelers From India

Strict restrictions were imposed on travelers from India and some other countries because of the rise of the contagious delta variant of the coronavirus.


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30 June 2021
Health Minister Says No COVID-19 Case From Delta Plus Variant Reported In Delhi

Health Minister Says No COVID-19 Case From Delta Plus Variant Reported In Delhi

Disagreeing with the presence of cases from the lethal Delta Plus variant of coronavirus, the Delhi Health Minister mentioned that no communication on this...


30 June 2021
India's Covaxin Effectively Neutralises Delta Variant, Says US National Institute Of Health

India's Covaxin Effectively Neutralises Delta Variant, Says US National Institute Of Health

Results of two studies of blood serum from people who had received Covaxin suggest that the vaccine generates antibodies that effectively neutralise both Alpha...


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