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New Delhi [India], June 15 (ANI): A study showed that administration of Covaxin booster dose will enhance the vaccine effectiveness against the Delta variant infection and give protection against two Omicron variants of COVID-19.
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California [US], February 14 (ANI): The majority of the vaccines available for COVID-19 have two doses. People are said to become more capable of resisting the virus after the second dose. But, a recent Kaiser Permanente study, found that one month after a third dose, the effectiveness of th
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New Delhi [India], February 3 (ANI): The chairman of Parliamentary Standing Committee for Transport, Tourism and Culture, TG Venkatesh, on Thursday, said that as the Omicron variant of COVID-19 is not more serious than the Delta variant, the government should relax the restrictions in touri
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Tokyo [Japan], January 31 (ANI): Studies conducted by a group of international researchers on Monday said that the COVID-19 variant Omicron causes less severe symptoms in the lungs of hamsters than the Delta variant.
Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], January 29 (ANI): Karnataka Health Minister Sudhakar K on Friday said that statistics show that the Delta variant of COVID-19 has become less dominant which is now replaced by the Omicron variant of the virus as against the second wave in the country when th
Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) [India], January 28 (ANI): Kerala Health Minister Veena George on Thursday said that most of the positive COVID-19 samples, sent for the genome sequencing, are being tested positive for the Omicron variant of the virus while there are fewer Delta variant samples.
Frankfurt [Germany], January 25 (ANI): The Omicron variant replaced the Delta variant as the dominant COVID-19 variant in the world, starting from late 2021 to early 2022. But, the SARS-CoV-2 Omicron variant caused less severe disease than Delta, although it was better at escaping immune pro
Updated : 5 months, 1 week ago IST
New Delhi [India], January 23 (ANI): The Omicron variant driven wave of COVID-19 will now turn to small towns and villages in the coming few weeks after its transmission in metro cities as each time a wave follows this trend, said Dr Rajeev Jayadevan who is advising COVID-19 task force at
New Delhi [India], January 21 (ANI): Delhi is reporting a ten times lesser number of hospitalisations in the Omicron-driven wave of COVID-19 as compared to the second wave, informed Dr Dhiren Gupta, Paediatric Pulmonologist at Sir Gangaram Hospital in Delhi on Friday.
Beijing [China], January 19 (ANI): Beijing battles with epidemic ahead of the scheduled next month's Winter Olympics as four COVID-19 infections, with both the Delta and Omicron variants, were detected recently.
New Delhi [India], January 18 (ANI): Indian Council of Medical Research's (ICMR) Head of Epidemiology and Communicable Diseases Dr Samiran Panda on Tuesday said that the Omicron variant of coronavirus is gradually replacing the Delta variant in many states across the country.
Updated : 5 months, 2 weeks ago IST
Washington [US], January 16 (ANI): An international team of researchers recently studied the sensitivity of Omicron to antibodies compared with the currently dominant Delta variant.