Tag: variant

COVID-19: Punjab allows opening of bars, pubs from July 1

The Punjab government on Tuesday further eased Covid restrictions, allowing reopening of bars, pubs and taverns with 50 per cent capacity from July 1. Punjab...

Insacog set to scan data as Vietnam reports a hybrid variant

With Vietnam reporting detection of a new SARS-COV-2 variant which is a combination of B.1.617 (first detected in India) and B.1.117 (found first in the...

Variant accelerating India’s Covid explosion: WHO top scientist | India News

GENEVA: A Covid-19 variant spreading in India is more contagious and may be dodging vaccine protections, contributing to the country’s explosive outbreak, the World Health...

UK finds 2 further strands of Indian variant of coronavirus as case numbers rise to 400

UK health authorities have said that two further strands with the same “parent lineage” as the so-called Indian variant of coronavirus have been identified and...

Faster-Spreading COVID Variant Expanding in U.S.

FRIDAY, April 2, 2021 (HealthDay News) — The faster-spreading COVID-19 variant first detected in the United Kingdom is on its way to becoming the dominant...

U.K. COVID Variant May Be More Lethal

“By the time we get to April,” it will be “open season, namely virtually everybody and anybody in any category could start to get vaccinated,”...

New COVID Strain May Dominate U.S. by March

Jan. 15, 2021 — The CDC is urging Americans to double down on precautions to thwart the spread of the coronavirus, as the new B.1.1.7...

New COVID ‘Super Strains’ Could Disrupt Life Again

Jan. 6, 2021 — After 10 months of masks, social distancing, virtual school, fear for vulnerable loved ones, and loneliness, this is the news no...

U.S. Hits 20 Million Cases as COVID Variant Spreads

Jan. 1, 2021 — The United States started 2021 they way it ended 2020: Setting new records amidst the coronavirus pandemic. The country passed...

Precautions Important With New Coronavirus Variant

By Dennis ThompsonHealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Dec. 31, 2020 — A new and more infectious variant of the COVID-19 virus has shown up in separate...

COVID-19 Variant Sparks U.K. Travel Restrictions

Dec. 21, 2020 — Researchers have detected a highly contagious coronavirus variant in the United Kingdom, leading Prime Minister Boris Johnson to shut down parts...