Covid-19 Variants

Total 38 Posts

Delta variant about as transmissible as chickenpox – Unpublished CDC document says.

4 min read
The findings of a public health investigation on a small US town’s COVID-19 cluster could have serious implications in the UK and around the world.

COVID-19 infections rise, Delta variant spreads to 132 countries.

2 min read
COVID-19 infections rose 8% last week to more than 3.8 million, the World Health Organization reported on Wednesday.

Will Covid-19 become endemic, and what would this mean?

12 min read
There’s been a lot of talk about Covid-19 becoming “endemic”. But what does it actually mean?

Pfizer: It’s time for a COVID booster.

2 min read
Pfizer has announced it is developing a new formulation of its famous mRNA vaccine for a COVID booster dose.

COVID-19 vaccine boosters: Is a third dose really needed?

5 min read
If immunity is waning or ineffectual against new variants, then boosters could be needed – but there needs to be evidence that they are necessary.

Did a delayed second dose give the Delta variant an evolutionary helping hand?

5 min read
Why it is important to pay attention to evolutionary theory when considering population health.

Coronavirus variants can evade antibodies by spreading via supercells.

4 min read
Scientists have discovered that SARS-CoV-2 can evade neutralising antibodies by fusing cells.
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