What should I know about the delta variant?

Image Source : AP The delta, first detected in India, has quickly become dominant wherever it has landed, including the US. It’s the most contagious coronavirus mutant so far in the pandemic, but COVID-19 vaccines still provide strong protection against it. Nearly all hospitalisations and deaths are among the unvaccinated. Still, the US Centers for … Read more

Delta Variant Responsible for 77% Covid-19 Infections Across Karnataka, Predominant Variant Among Children Too

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Genome sequencing of the virus during the second Covid-19 wave revealed that the Delta variant of the Coronavirus has been the predominant one causing infections among children in Karnataka. “There is no distinctive variant in children infected with the coronavirus. It is mainly Delta that is seen, almost predominantly Delta,” Prof V Ravi, nodal officer … Read more

If no new variant strikes, 3rd Covid wave to be mild: Study | India News – Times of India

If no new variant strikes, 3rd Covid wave to be mild: Study | India News - Times of India

NEW DELHI: IIT researchers who predicted a nearly accurate peak of the Covid-19 second wave believe that the third wave, if at all it comes, may not be as scary as the second one as long as no new mutant which may pass through all kinds of immunity arrives on the scene. Their mathematical model … Read more

Delta Variant Spreads “Like Wildfire” As Doctors Study Whether It Makes Patients Sicker

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Experts said more research is needed to understand the impact and spread of the Delta variant. Los Angeles: With a new wave of COVID-19 infections fueled by the Delta variant striking countries worldwide, disease experts are scrambling to learn whether the latest version of coronavirus is making people – mainly the unvaccinated – sicker than … Read more

Realme Book Laptop’s Blue Colour Variant Teased by CEO Ahead of Launch

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Realme Book is expected to be unveiled in India by the end of this month and now its blue colour variant has been teased by the company CEO. Realme Book will be the company’s first laptop and it has been in the news for quite some time now. Till date, the company has only showed … Read more

Bharat Biotech’s Covaxin Effective Against Delta Plus Variant of Covid-19: ICMR Study

Bharat Biotech Scraps MoU with Brazilian Partners After Graft Allegations

The recent emergence of the SARS-CoV-2 Variant B.1.617.2 (Delta) variant with its high transmissibility has led to the second wave in India. The recent emergence of the SARS-CoV-2 Variant B.1.617.2 (Delta) variant with its high transmissibility has led to the second wave in India. PTI New Delhi Last Updated:August 02, 2021, 17:21 IST FOLLOW US … Read more

More Vaccine-resistant, Highly Transmissible: FAQs on Epsilon Covid Variant Detected in Pakistan

More Vaccine-resistant, Highly Transmissible: FAQs on Epsilon Covid Variant Detected in Pakistan

Reportedly more resistant to vaccines, the Epsilon strain of Covid-19 has now been detected close to home; five cases were registered in Pakistan today, as the country witnesses surge of infections. The cases, detected in Lahore, made Pakistan officials issue an alert, as the variant, reportedly the second-most dominant variant in New York, has been … Read more

China, Australia Ramp Up Covid Curbs As Delta Variant Spreads

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The pandemic has killed more than four million people and shows no sign of slowing. Beijing, China: China and Australia ramped up Covid-19 curbs Saturday as Delta variant cases surged and tens of thousands rallied in France against restrictions designed to stop the pandemic. The Delta variant, which was first identified in India, is forcing … Read more

COVID-19 Delta variant produces similar viral loads in vaccinated, unvaccinated: Study

Image Source : PTI COVID-19 Delta variant produces similar viral loads in vaccinated, unvaccinated: Study A new study of the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) shows the Delta variant produced similar amounts of virus in vaccinated and unvaccinated people if they get infected. The study, published by the CDC on Friday, focused … Read more

China says Delta variant behind virus surge – Times of India

China says Delta variant behind virus surge - Times of India

BEIJING: China raced Saturday to contain its worst coronavirus outbreak in months, as health officials blamed the highly infectious Delta variant for a surge in infections spanning 14 provinces. China reported 328 symptomatic infections in July — almost equal to the total number of local cases from February to June. “The main strain circulating at … Read more

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