New Variant Of Covid
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The coronavirus variant, first detected in South Africa, has caused a massive spike in cases across the world, forcing governments to impose new restrictions
Tata's COVID-19 test kit to detect Omicron variant gets IMCR nod: All you need to know about 'OmiSure'
The new test, which will provide results in two-and-a-half hours, will most likely be sold in the market by around 12 January
The new COVID-19 variant with a doubling time of two to three days has already overtaken the previously-dominant Delta variant in a number of countries, including Britain and the United States
The officials have shared the information of the flyers with the police and local intelligence unit to find them as soon as possible
Research by Imperial College London found that people infected with the new COVID-19 variant are 40 to 45 percent less likely to spend a night or more in hospital compared with the Delta variant
No country can boost itself out of COVID-19 pandemic, says WHO chief as Omicron variant wreaks havoc worldwide
WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus insisted that the priority must remain to get vaccines to vulnerable people everywhere rather than giving additional doses to the already vaccinated
Of date, there are 213 cases of Omicron in the country. Delhi tops the list with 57 cases, followed by Maharashtra with 54 infections
'Three to four cops posted outside my house': Delhi Omicron patient recounts tale of home isolation and hospitalisation
Sahil Thakur, the 27-year-old Rohini resident, said he had been diagnosed with COVID-19 during the first wave of the pandemic too
Tracking Omicron: Israel reports its first death from COVID-19 variant; WHO warns of ‘another storm coming’
Omicron, first detected in November in South Africa, has rapidly spread across the globe, with 38 of 53 European countries, reporting it to now being the dominant variant
Wherever COVID-19 has the chance to linger, variants develop and travel. This entirely predictable pattern is destined to repeat itself unless countries with resources share vaccines with others that cannot afford them.
The health ministry said Maharashtra reported 32 cases of the variant, Delhi (22), Rajasthan (17), Karnataka (8), Telangana (8), Gujarat (5), Kerala (5), Andhra Pradesh (1), Chandigarh (1), Tamil Nadu (1) and West Bengal (1)
The US president stressed the importance of vaccinated people getting a booster and of those who have yet to be vaccinated receiving their first shot
A 24-year-old Kenyan woman, a 23-year-old Somalian man and a seven-year-old child tested positive after arriving at Hyderabad’s international airport on 12 December
The UN health agency urged countries to quickly rein in transmission and warned against treating the new variant as a ‘mild disease’
According to eminent virologist Dr T Jacob John, who noted that Omicron may not seed the third wave of the pandemic, but breakthrough infections may be common due to the new variant
As Omicron variant spreads across the world, India's third dose policy may become reality in 14 days
India has so far not reported a case of the new COVID-19 variant, which was first detected in South Africa's Botswana on 11 November 11
India's new rules for international flyers kick in from today as new COVID-19 variant Omicron spreads
Cases of Omicron, deemed as a 'variant of concern' by the World Health Organization, have been detected in countries across the globe — spanning from United Kingdom to Japan
The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation on Tuesday said it has pushed the reopening of schools in Mumbai to 15 December, instead of 1 December, in the wake of concerns over the emergence of the potentially more transmissible 'Omicron' variant of coronavirus
Home secretary Ajay Bhalla also asked states and UTs to strictly adhere to the 25 November advisory issued by the health ministry recommending rigorous screening and testing of all international arrivals
Early indications show that new variant Omicron causes milder illness — is this how COVID becomes endemic?
Very early indications from Africa suggest it does not cause particularly severe disease, although the World Health Organization has urged caution given the limited data available.