#DeltaPlus

Bhubaneswar, Sep 12 (PTI) The city-based Institute of Life Science (ILS) said about 20 per cent of the fully vaccinated people in Odisha have failed to develop antibodies against ...

.Geneva, Switzerland
The emergence of new COVID causing coronavirus variants has become a cause of worry for health experts. (Photo credit: unsplash)

  • Delta variant continues to be an alarming version of the coronavirus
  • Lambda variant cases are falling globally
  • Mu variant is being monitored by WHO and the US 

.Boise, Idaho, USA
The state's crisis guidelines give hospitals a legal and ethical template to use while rationing care. (Photo Credit: AP)

  • Activation of "crisis standards of care" announced.
  • The move allows hospitals to allot scarce resources
  • State's confirmed coronavirus cases surged in recent weeks

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
The new COVID variant, C.1.2, could be more transmissible and evade protection provided by vaccines, says a study. (Photo credit: Unsplash/Representative image)

  • COVID variant C.1.2, first detected in south Africa, is more transmissable and mutates faster
  • It has evolved from the C.1 lineage and is a highly mutated form of the Wuhan virus
  • Its parent lineage was responsible for the first deadly wave in South Africa.

Beneficiaries wait to receive a dose of COVID-19 vaccine during a special vaccination camp organized by Nana Palkar Smruti Samiti at Borivali, in Mumbai on August August 21. (PTI Photo)

  • A National Institute of Disaster Management report says no biological evidence to suggest a greater impact on children
  • Lack of vaccination among children should be a 'cause of worry if not panic'
  • However, solid peer-reviewed clinical data must be considered before vaccinating children

New Delhi, Aug 20 (PTI) Breakthrough infections of coronavirus cases comprise a very high proportion of the Delta variant, the INSACOG, a genome sequencing government consortium of ...

.Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
The Delta variant of COVID-19 was first detected in India. (Photo Credit: Representational Image/Unsplash)

  • The 63-year old, who died of Delta plus variant, was fully vaccinated with the Covishield vaccine
  • The Delta Plus victim was tested positive for the virus on July 21
  • She had various underlying health issues, including a serious lungs condition

Hyderabad, Aug 2 (PTI) Bharat Biotech's COVID-19 vaccine Covaxin (BBV152) is effective against Delta Plus (AY.1) variant of the coronavirus, according to a study by the Indian Council of ...

Hyderabad, Aug 2 (PTI) Bharat Biotech's COVID-19 vaccine Covaxin (BBV152) is effective against Delta Plus (AY.1) variant of the coronavirus, according to a study published in biorxivby the ...

New Delhi, Jul 9 (PTI) Delhi Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal on Friday directed officials to remain vigilant in view of cases of new coronavirus variants including 'Delta-Plus' surfacing in ...