Govt Panel Backs Mixing Covishield, Covaxin. Will the Cocktail Science Work on Dominant Covid Strains

Biological E Denied Permission for Trials of its Covid Vaccine in Children

The Subject Expert Committee (SEC) of the Central Drugs Standard Control Organisation (CDSCO) has recommended mixing vaccine doses. The SEC is in favour of mixing and matching Covishield and Covaxin vaccine doses and has recommended that permission be granted to Christian Medical College (CMC), Vellore, for conducting a clinical trial on mixing of Covaxin and … Read more

Delta Variant Remains Globally Dominant, Behind Most Post-Vaccine Covid-19 Cases

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The genome sequencing of samples from across the country have showed that Delta variant continues to be the dominant lineage causing Covid-19 and there are strong evidence to suggest that vaccination offers high level of protection, the Indian SARS-CoV2 Genomics Consortium (INSACOG) said. The delta variant, which was first detected in India and considered to … Read more

COVID: Delta strain becomes dominant variant in US

Image Source : AP/ REPRESENTATIONAL. Delta strain becomes dominant variant in US.   The highly transmissible Delta strain has overtaken the Alpha variant to become the dominant variant in the US, according to new estimates from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Delta, which was first found in India and is now … Read more

Europe expected to be ‘Delta dominant’ by August, warns WHO

Image Source : AP/ REPRESENTATIONAL. Europe expected to be ‘Delta dominant’ by August, warns WHO. The World Health Organization (WHO) has warned that Europe is expected to be “Delta dominant” by August, adding that increased mixing, travel, gatherings, and easing of social restrictions have ended a 10-week decline in the number of new Covid-19 cases … Read more

Delta+ Causing More Death? AIIMS Director Answers Amid WHO’s Alert on Delta Becoming Dominant Soon

Not Just Adults, Pfizer Coming in India for Kids Too, Says AIIMS Chief Amid 3rd Wave Scare

Even as the Delta variant of Covid-19 continues to spread across globe, the fear over new ‘Delta plus’ mutant is gaining ground with some states reporting deaths. However, AIIMS director Dr Randeep Guleria has said that there isn’t much data on the new variant to suggest it’s more infectious, causing more deaths, or has developed … Read more

Delta variant now reported in 85 countries globally, expected to become dominant lineage: WHO | India News – Times of India

Delta variant now reported in 85 countries globally, expected to become dominant lineage: WHO | India News - Times of India

UNITED NATIONS: The Delta variant, the significantly more transmissible strain of Covid-19, is expected to become a “dominant lineage” if current trends continue, the WHO has warned after it was reported in 85 countries and continues to be detected in more places around the world. The Covid-19 Weekly Epidemiological Update released on June 22 by … Read more

Delta Variant Now Reported in 85 Countries Globally, Expected to Become Dominant Lineage: WHO

Scale Up Health Infra, Speed Up Vaccination to Prevent Another Covid Surge: WHO to Nations

The Delta variant, the significantly more transmissible strain of COVID-19, is expected to become a dominant lineage if current trends continue, the WHO has warned after it was reported in 85 countries and continues to be detected in more places around the world. The COVID-19 Weekly Epidemiological Update released on June 22 by the World … Read more

Delta likely to become dominant strain in US: CDC

Image Source : AP/ FILE  The Delta variant, also known as B.1.617.2, is more transmissible than others, CDC said  The Delta coronavirus variant is expected to become the dominant strain in America, Director of the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Rochelle Walensky said. The Delta variant, also known as B.1.617.2, is more transmissible … Read more

Delta Covid-19 Variant Becoming Globally Dominant, Says WHO Chief Scientist

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The Delta variant of Covid-19, first identified in India, is becoming the globally dominant variant of the disease, the World Health Organization’s (WHO) chief scientist Soumya Swaminathan said on Friday. Swaminathan also voiced disappointment in the failure of CureVac’s vaccine candidate in a trial to meet the WHO’s efficacy standard, in particular as highly transmissible … Read more

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