Suspected Omicron cases mild, leading South Africa doctor says
A South African doctor who raised the alarm over Omicron said Sunday dozens of her patients suspected of having the new variant had only shown mild symptoms and recovered fully without hospitalization.
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PCRs detect Omicron, studies under way for other tests: WHO
While PCR tests can detect infection with Omicron, studies are looking to whether the Covid-19 variant of concern has any impact on other test types, the WHO said Sunday.
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First image of Omicron shows many more mutations than Delta
On the three-dimensional "image", which looks like a map, "we can clearly see that the Omicron variant presents many more mutations than the Delta variant, concentrated above all in one area of the protein that interacts with human cells", the team of researchers said in a statement Sunday.
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Pandemic endgame and Gen Zs: A 4-point agenda to help unlock a better future
As we slowly find our way out of this challenge, what will be our next move to unlock the “better normal” and take back control of our future? Lifebuoy and Redcross have a game plan.
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Vaccines reduce COVID-19 transmission by 40%: WHO
Covid vaccines reduce transmission of the dominant Delta variant by about 40 percent, the WHO said Wednesday, warning that people were falling into a false sense of security concerning jabs.
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