September 14, 2021 12:54 pm
The CDC report posits that while vaccine effectiveness against infection may have fallen because of the Delta variant, vaccines are still significantly effective in protecting against severe disease and death from Covid-19.
September 10, 2021 10:06 pm
Small businesses and residents in Vietnam are struggling under the weight of harsh lockdown restrictions. Despite the virus' resurgence, just 3.9% of the population has been vaccinated so far.
September 10, 2021 6:19 pm
Britain saw a sharp increase in COVID-19 cases in July as the Delta variant spread rapidly, leading to hundreds of thousands of workers being ordered to stay at home under self-isolation rules which have been relaxed.
September 14, 2021 12:39 pm
Compared to the original strain, Delta is 8 times more likely to infect those vaccinated and 6 times more likely to re-infect those recovered, finds study based on data from India. Yet, vaccines are important, experts stress.
September 08, 2021 7:29 am
In a study published in Nature journal, researchers also said the Delta variant of coronavirus was six times more likely to re-infect people who have recovered from Covid-19.
September 05, 2021 2:18 pm
From late June to mid-August, hospitalisation rates in the United States for children and teenagers increased nearly fivefold, although they remain slightly below January’s peak, one new study found.
September 02, 2021 11:47 am
One case has become nearly 700, with almost three dozen requiring hospitalization. And the familiar playbook that has made New Zealand an envied model throughout the pandemic is struggling to contain a much more contagious variant of the virus.
August 31, 2021 11:39 am
For adults under the age of 75, the shots were at least 94 per cent effective at preventing hospitalizations, a rate that has remained steady for months
August 28, 2021 1:02 pm
Researchers analysed data from 43,338 Covid cases in England from March 29 to May 23 of this year, including vaccination status, emergency care, and hospital admission
August 27, 2021 6:07 pm
The court issued an eight-page majority opinion, an unusual move in a ruling on an application for emergency relief, where terse orders are more common.
June 28, 2021 9:55 am
Covid 19 Delta Plus Variant: The Delta plus variant was first reported on June 11 in a Public Health England bulletin.