Tag: DELTA

covid in America: U.S. COVID-19 tests again in short supply as infections soar, schools reopen

U.S. companies are scrambling to boost production of coronavirus tests increasingly in short supply as COVID-19 cases soar and schools and employers revive surveillance programs...

Opinion: All concerts should mandate that every fan is ‘carded’ — showing proof of a COVID vaccine or test

Since early 2020 we have been bobbing and weaving as the coronavirus has thrown its various variants at us. We’re learning a lot of defensive...

coronavirus cases: Rates of COVID might increase in winter, but it’s not necessarily because the virus thrives in the cold

Colder weather has long been associated with coughs, colds and other respiratory illnesses. Seasonal influenza and common colds peak throughout the winter months in both...

supply chain: The world economy’s supply chain problem keeps getting worse

A supply chain crunch that was meant to be temporary now looks like it will last well into next year as the surging variant upends...

Delta COVID Variant May Increase Risk of Dating, Expert Says

Aug. 13, 2021 — The dating behaviors of adolescents and young adults pose a challenge to fighting the COVID-19 pandemic because some young people...

covid-19 vaccination: India may vaccinate 70% of eligible population by mid-March 2022: SBI report

India may cover critical mass for second dose of vaccination by March, 2022 and first dose by end November, a SBI research report said advocating...

Covid vaccine: U.S. FDA authorizes COVID-19 vaccine boosters for the immunocompromised

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Thursday authorized a booster dose of COVID-19 vaccines from Pfizer Inc and Moderna Inc for people with compromised...

Back to College Amid COVID Surge

Aug. 9, 2021 – The Biden administration has announced initiatives to promote the safety of in-person college and university this fall as COVID-19 case...

America and G7 blame Iran for deadly attack on tanker off Oman

The US military and the Group of Seven leading industrialized nations on Friday accused Iran of being behind last week’s deadly attack on an oil...

Delta variant now reported in 135 countries, global coronavirus cases could exceed 200 million by next week: WHO

The highly-transmissible Delta variant of COVID-19 has now been reported in 135 countries, according to the World Health Organization which said the cumulative number of...

China’s Wuhan to test ‘all residents’ as Covid returns

Authorities in Wuhan on Tuesday said they would test its entire population for Covid-19 after the central Chinese city where the coronavirus emerged reported its...

Delta variant rampant in Asia; Tokyo, Thailand post record infections

The Olympics host city Tokyo, as well as Thailand and Malaysia, announced a record number of COVID-19 infections on Saturday, mostly driven by the highly...

3rd Covid wave may occur either due to mutations in virus or pool of susceptible population: Govt

The third Covid wave may occur either because of mutations in the virus or due to the available pool of susceptible population, and is also...

Delta Variant Now Accounts for 83% of U.S. Cases

July 20, 2021 — The nation’s top health officials said Tuesday that the Delta variant of the coronavirus is racing through the country and...

Sydney virus lockdown extended by at least two weeks

Sydney’s five million residents will be in virus lockdown for at least another two weeks, state premier Gladys Berejiklian announced on Wednesday, rejecting calls to...

How does the Delta variant dodge the immune system? Scientists find clues

The variant of the coronavirus can evade antibodies that target certain parts of the virus, according to a new study published Thursday in Nature. The...

Govt plans national stockpile of life-saving drugs to counter a possible third wave

(This story originally appeared in on Jun 29, 2021) The government is in discussions with the pharma and medical devices industry to create a “national...

Watch out for four emerging variants of coronavirus, warn health experts

(This story originally appeared in on Jun 28, 2021) Health experts have called for strong surveillance on four emerging coronavirus variants, apart from the Delta-plus...

Delta reinfected several hit in first Covid wave: Study

The Covid-19 variant has increased ability to break through natural immunity barriers after infection as well as after vaccination and that too with high viral...

Delta variant’s ability to evade antibodies could be the cause of some Covid reinfections

(This story originally appeared in on Jun 19, 2021) AHMEDABAD: Rajesh Bhatt, Ahmedabad chief fire officer, bucked the general perception that if you get infected...

Delta variant attacked partially vaccinated, earlier infected, says Insacog Delhi study

Covid-19 infections and partial vaccinations were insufficient to withstand the outbreak of the variant of the Sar-Cov-2 virus, the first major case study by Indian...

Exclusive: Delta will add flights to keep planes no more than 60% full as demand rises – sources

(Reuters) – Delta Air Lines Inc (DAL.N) will keep planes no more than 60% full through at least July, adding more flights to its schedule...