Jan 28, 2021 01:38 PM IST
In a statement, the two companies said the "small differences" detected in tests comparing the original virus and the recent versions "are unlikely to lead to a significant reduction in the effectiveness of the vaccine".
- Jan 25, 2021 12:55 PM IST
The woman, who returned to New Zealand on December 30, had tested positive for the South African strain of the virus after leaving a two-week mandatory quarantine where she had twice tested negative, COVID-19 response minister Chris Hipkins said.
- Jan 14, 2021 08:08 PM IST
All these people have been kept in single room isolation in designated healthcare facilities by respective state governments, the health ministry had said earlier.
- Jan 12, 2021 12:55 PM IST
Russia, which has already reported a case of the more infectious coronavirus variant, has had the flight ban in place since December 22.
- Jan 08, 2021 05:23 PM IST
The patient, who is asymptomatic, has been placed in home isolation, district collector Manish Singh said.
- Jan 06, 2021 07:12 PM IST
Boris Johnson made the comment in parliament when asked for an update on government efforts to test vaccines against new strains.
- Dec 22, 2020 07:08 PM IST
New variants, or strains, of SARS-CoV-2 virus, have been found almost since the beginning of the pandemic. In London, 62 percent of infections reported in the second week of December were due to the new strain. Many countries have suspended all flights from and to the UK. Why, then, the UK strain is a cause for concern?