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What The FAQ: Why is the new COVID variant named Omicron?

The delta variant has found a stronger and younger sibling in Omicron, the latest COVID variant. But why is it named Omicron? We explain it here

Published on 29th November 2021

COVID: Covaxin is 77.8 per cent effective against symptomatic virus, says Lancet report

The efficacy data which was peer reviewed also said the vaccine demonstrated 63.6 per cent protection against asymptomatic COVID-19 and 65.2 per cent safety against the Delta variant  

Published on 12th November 2021

Covaxin approved for emergency use by WHO. What does this mean for Indian students?

Covaxin has demonstrated 77.8 per cent effectiveness against symptomatic COVID-19 and 65.2 per cent protection against the new Delta variant

Published on 3rd November 2021

COVID vaccines effective against Delta variant, can prevent hospitalisation: Study

The research that used national data also indicates that Moderna's vaccine is significantly more effective against Delta variant than Pfizer and Johnson & Johnson preventives

Published on 13th September 2021

Children across Europe returning to school after 18 months of pandemic

There are concerns of a new surge in infections from the highly infectious delta variant of the coronavirus

Published on 5th September 2021

Vaccinate teachers and children to keep schools safe from COVID-19, says World Health Organisation

The highly transmissible Delta variant has added an additional layer of concern and complication to this year's school opening season

Published on 30th August 2021

Study finds that COVID-19 vaccines are effective against Delta variant

The study reveals that a single dose of the Moderna vaccine has similar or greater effectiveness against the Delta variant as single doses of the other vaccines

Published on 19th August 2021

COVID-19 cases in children continue to rise in the US. Logs 1,12,000 fresh cases in a week

Schools reopened in the States recently. Hospitals across the US are "back in crisis mode" due to a fourth surge of the COVID-19 pandemic-driven by the Delta variant, according to a media report

Published on 19th August 2021

Children account for 18 per cent of all COVID cases in the US: Study

COVID infections are rising in the US, even requiring hospitalisation, amid soaring infections from the Delta variant of COVID-19 amid lagging vaccination rates

Published on 18th August 2021

European countries launch vaccination race against COVID-19's delta variant as youth flout regulations

Social distancing is commonly neglected, especially among the young, and some countries are scrapping the requirement to wear masks outdoors and other rules

Published on 3rd July 2021

The new Delta variant infections double every 11 days in England, finds study

The findings come days after UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced a month-long delay to an end to lockdown restrictions

Published on 17th June 2021

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