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Coronavirus: Omicron Replaces Delta As Dominant Variant With 67.5 Per Cent Positivity Rate In Karnataka: Health Minister Sudhakar K

Karnataka reported 31,198 new COVID-19 infections on Friday. Bengaluru: Karnataka Health Minister Sudhakar K on Friday said that statistics show that the Delta variant of…

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France starts Covid-19 booster shot campaign for the elderly

PARIS: France on Wednesday started administering booster shots of Covid-19 vaccine to people over 65 and those with underlying health conditions to shore up their…

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C.1.2 Covid-19 Variant | Coronavirus new variant detected in South Africa: What is it? Should you be concerned? Here’s everything you need to know

Unlike the Delta variant, there is not much known about the C.1.2 lineage currently. However, reports suggest that the variant, since its origin in May,…

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Masks for coronavirus: How different masks protect against Delta and other variants of concern

N95 masks have been considered the gold standard when it comes to masking. With the kind of fit and fabric quality it is made of,…

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Posted in Sri Lanka

Delta is the major variant in the Western Province – J’pura University report

COLOMBO (News 1st): Four mutations of COVID-19 found in Western Province, researchers at the University of Sri Jayawardenapura says. University of Sri Jayawardenapura researchers including…

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Covid Third Wave: Paediatric Facilities Nowhere Close

India reported 25,072 new COVID-19 cases in 24 hours on Monday morning (File) New Delhi: There is no immediate evidence to suggest a third COVID-19…

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Covid: New Zealand pandemic strategy in doubt amid Delta spread

The highly infectious Delta variant “does change the game”, the Covid response minister says.

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Is the Delta variant dangerous for kids? Here are the symptoms to watch out for & ways to keep them safe

All variants are initially ‘variant of interest’, considering not much is known about it and scientists delve deeper into the different aspects of the virus…

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New Zealand enters nationwide lockdown over one Covid case

Authorities say they are still running tests, but are assuming it is a case of the Delta variant.

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Posted in Sri Lanka

Delta variant 100 times transmissible than Alpha

COLOMBO (News 1st): Health officials say a person infected with the Delta variant of COVID-19 has a 100 times more transmissibility rate than a person infected…

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