Lessons from China’s Covid lockdowns

A man wearing personal protective equipment walks near a locked area due to the recent Covid-19 coronavirus outbreaks in Beijing on May 10. Photo: Christmas celis/Agence France-Presse/Getty Images Beijing’s Covid lockdowns are an economic danger for China and everyone, and the Communist Party seems to know it. Witness recent and belated attempts to spur economic … Read more

New study finds omicron no less severe than previous variants, not just more transmissible

A new study led by researchers from Harvard Medical School and others has found that the omicron variant of the coronavirus that causes COVID-19 is just as severe as previous variants, and no more transmissible but no less severe, as reported. thought so before. The study was based on records of 130,000 COVID patients in … Read more

New York City could bring back mask mandate and vaccine controls

Children are seen walking to school, on the first day of the lifting of the indoor mask mandate for DOE schools between kindergarten and 12th grade, in Brooklyn, New York City, New York, United States, on 7 March 2022. Brendan McDermid | Reuters New York City could bring back mask mandates and proof of vaccination … Read more

New York City could bring back mask mandate and vaccine controls

Children are seen walking to school, on the first day of the lifting of the indoor mask mandate for DOE schools between kindergarten and 12th grade, in Brooklyn, New York City, New York, United States, on 7 March 2022. Brendan McDermid | Reuters New York City could bring back mask mandates and proof of vaccination … Read more

Omicron has caused an increase in the number of deaths among vaccinated people, analysis shows, although unvaccinated people remain most at risk

The omicron variant of the coronavirus that causes COVID-19 that has swept across the United States since late last year has had a grimmer toll than previous variants, including in people who have been vaccinated and even received booster shots. It depends a Washington Post analysis of data from the Centers for Disease Control and … Read more

Omicron has caused an increase in the number of deaths among vaccinated people, analysis shows, although unvaccinated people remain most at risk

The omicron variant of the coronavirus that causes COVID-19 that has swept across the United States since late last year has had a grimmer toll than previous variants, including in people who have been vaccinated and even received booster shots. It depends a Washington Post analysis of data from the Centers for Disease Control and … Read more

South Africa hit by new omicron subvariants that have been detected in the United States in small numbers

A rise in COVID-19 cases in South Africa fueled by two new omicron subvariants has raised concerns that they are even more transmissible than the BA.2 strain that has dominated in the United States since early April. The BA.4 and BA.5 subvariants have led to a tripling of cases in South Africa in the past … Read more

South Africa hit by new omicron subvariants that have been detected in the United States in small numbers

A rise in COVID-19 cases in South Africa fueled by two new omicron subvariants has raised concerns that they are even more transmissible than the BA.2 strain that has dominated in the United States since early April. The BA.4 and BA.5 subvariants have led to a tripling of cases in South Africa in the past … Read more

CDC says adenovirus may have caused outbreak of severe hepatitis in children in Alabama

Adenovirus structure, computer illustration showing the surface structure of the virus outer protein coat (capsid). Katerina Kon | Scientific photo library | Scientific photo library | Getty Images US health officials have said the adenovirus may have caused an outbreak of severe hepatitis that affected nine children in Alabama in February. The nine children with … Read more

CDC says adenovirus may have caused outbreak of severe hepatitis in children in Alabama

Adenovirus structure, computer illustration showing the surface structure of the virus outer protein coat (capsid). Katerina Kon | Scientific photo library | Scientific photo library | Getty Images US health officials have said the adenovirus may have caused an outbreak of severe hepatitis that affected nine children in Alabama in February. The nine children with … Read more