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Geneva [Switzerland], August 2 (ANI): The World Health Organization has said it is closely monitoring the new coronavirus variant named Mu, adding that the 'variant of concern' has shown signs of possible resistance to vaccines.
Updated : 3 months, 1 week ago IST
Washington [US], July 20 (ANI/Sputnik): The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Monday has recommended that Americans avoid travel to the United Kingdom due to the prevalence of the coronavirus variants in the country.
Updated : 4 months ago IST
Geneva [Switzerland], June 27 (ANI/Sputnik): Vaccination and safety measures such as wearing face masks are essential when it comes to fighting the Delta Plus coronavirus variant, World Health Organization (WHO) representative to Russia Melita Vujnovic said.
New Delhi [India], June 23 (ANI): A total of 40 cases of Delta Plus variant of COVID-19 coronavirus has been detected in the country, government sources informed on Wednesday, adding that most of the infections were from Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, Kerala, and Tamil Nadu.
Updated : 4 months, 1 week ago IST
Geneva [Switzerland], June 21 (ANI/Sputnik): Current COVID-19 vaccines are less effective against the Delta coronavirus variant, which was first detected in India, but they still prevent severe disease and death, Maria Van Kerkhove, the World Health Organization's technical lead for COVID-19
Washington [US], June 21 (ANI): Recently a Johns Hopkins School of Medicine study found that although two SARS-CoV-2 variants are associated with higher transmission, patients with these variants show no evidence of higher viral loads in their upper respiratory tracts compared to the control
Updated : 4 months, 3 weeks ago IST
New Delhi [India], June 4 (ANI): CSIR-Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology (CCMB) in Hyderabad and Banaras Hindu University (BHU), Varanasi has collaboratively sequenced genomes of coronavirus variants in Varanasi and adjoining areas and have come across at least seven major strains of
Geneva [Swizerland], June 3 (ANI/Sputnik): A suspicious coronavirus variant detected in Vietnam is part of the existing Delta strain and not a new hybrid mutation, a World Health Organization official said.
Updated : 5 months ago IST
Washington DC [US], May 25 (ANI/Sputnik): The United States is not assured of being fully safe from the coronavirus even with its high rate in vaccination unless it extends the global fight to defeat the variants from the scourge, US Agency for International Development (USAID) COVID-19 Task
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Moscow [Russia], May 23 (ANI/Sputnik): Vaccination with a booster shot among as many people as possible is a good way to protect those most at risk against ever-emerging new coronavirus variants, Moderna CEO Stephane Bancel said on Sunday.
Novosibirsk [Russia], May 22 (ANI/Sputnik): Russian scientists have already identified more than 13,000 coronavirus mutations, but most of them do not have any significant impact on the course of the pandemic, Rinat Maksyutov, the director of the Vector research center that developed the Epi
Singapore, May 20 (ANI): Singapore Ministry of Health (MOH) on Thursday invoked its anti-misinformation law, the POFMA or Protection from Online Falsehoods & Manipulation Act against Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal who tweeted about the coronavirus variant from Singapore.