Omicron May Be Spreading Faster Because of its Immune Evasion, Say Studies

Omicron May Be Spreading Faster Because of its Immune Evasion, Say Studies

Two new studies, not yet peer-reviewed, have shown immune evasion is the reason behind the Omicron variant’s increased transmissibility. The Omicron variant, first reported from South Africa and Botswana in late November, has now been detected in 171 countries so far. In many countries it has rapidly surged past other variants to become the dominant […]

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More Transmissible But Less Virulent? Omicron 'Sub-variant' Raises New Virus Questions

More Transmissible But Less Virulent? Omicron ‘Sub-variant’ Raises New Virus Questions

Scientists are keeping a close watch on a recently-discovered sub-variant of the Omicron version of the Covid-19 virus to determine how its emergence could effect future pandemic spread. The initial Omicron variant has become the dominant virus strain in recent months but British health authorities have notably identified hundreds of cases of the latest version, […]

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Japan's Covid Caseload Crosses 50,000 for First Time as Tokyo Hits Record 10,000 Daily Infections

Japan’s Covid Caseload Crosses 50,000 for First Time as Tokyo Hits Record 10,000 Daily Infections

Tokyo witnessed its fourth record number of daily Covid-19 infections on Saturday, breaking above 10,000, while Japan’s exceeded 50,000 for the first time as the Omicron variant continues to spread rapidly. The capital had 11,227 new coronavirus cases, the local government said a day after it reinstated curbs on mobility and business activity through February […]

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Cryptocurrency Update: Bitcoin Price Falls to $46,000, Major Coins Dip; Know Why

Cryptocurrency Update: 6 Crypto Coins Gain Up To 821% in a Day; Bitcoin in Red

Cryptocurrency Update: The cryptocurrency market was back in red at the start of the week followed by losses incurred by major crypto coins including Bitcoin, Ether, BNB and Solana. Bitcoin prices have been witnessing constant corrections after it rose to its peak of $69,000 during the later half of the previous years. The world’s most valuable […]

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Cryptocurrency Experts Struggle to Predict the Future of Bitcoin in 2022

Cryptocurrency Update: 6 Crypto Coins Rise Up To 2,541% in a Day. Check List Here

Cryptocurrency Update: The global crypto market on Friday, January 14, fell in the red zone after major coins, including Bitcoin and Ether, tracked sharp losses through the day. The crypto market has been on the downward trod in general for a while now, clashing with the discovery of the new Covid-19 variant Omicron, as investors stayed […]

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'Repeated Covid Boosters Not Viable Strategy': WHO Calls for New Vaccines for Better Protection

‘Repeated Covid Boosters Not Viable Strategy’: WHO Calls for New Vaccines for Better Protection

WHO experts warned Tuesday that repeating booster doses of the original Covid vaccines is not a viable strategy against emerging variants and called for new jabs that better protect against transmission. An expert group created by the World Health Organization to assess the performance of Covid-19 vaccines said simply providing fresh jabs of existing Covid […]

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4 Tips To Regain Stamina Post Recovery From Omicron

In the last few weeks, the Omicron variant has triggered a surge in Covid-19 cases all over the world. The super-infectious strain is said to cause mild symptoms in people, however, experts believe that those infected by this variant are at a greater risk of developing long Covid-19 infections. The common symptoms of Omicron include […]

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Bitcoin May Dash Towards $100,000 This Year. Should You Invest? What Analysts Say

Bitcoin Price Today Drops Below $42,000; Dips 40% From Record High, Know Crypto Rates

Bitcoin Price Drop: Bitcoin on Friday, January 7, continued to extend further losses and dropped to its lowest since September at one point of time in the day. The world’s largest crypto coin was trading at $41,475 at 12:30 pm IST, according to reports, which was more than 3 per cent lower than its value 24 hours […]

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Olympic Chiefs Urge Beijing Participants to be ‘Extra Vigilant’

Olympic chiefs on Wednesday urged all participants at next month’s Winter Games in Beijing to be “extra vigilant” as Covid-19 infections hit unprecedented case levels in several countries. At a closed-door meeting with national Olympic committees, Beijing 2022 organisers and international federations, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) dismissed any idea of a postponement of the […]

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