omicron: South African medical association says Omicron variant causes ‘mild disease’ – Times of India

omicron South African medical association says Omicron variant causes mild

JOHANNESBURG: The new Omicron variant of the coronavirus results in mild disease, without prominent syndromes, Angelique Coetzee, the chairwoman of the South African Medical Association, told Sputnik on Saturday. The World Health Organization (WHO) identified on Friday the new South African strain as one of concern, as it is reported to carry a high number … Read more

Sputnik Light Covid Vaccine: All you need to know about the single-dose vaccine coming to India next month

Sputnik Light Covid Vaccine All you need to know about.cms

Till now all the COVID-19 vaccinations being administered across the globe (except J&J’s single dose vaccine) consist of two doses. And now Sputnik Light, the single-dose vaccine, will reportedly be reaching India next month. However, the developers have revealed that the dose is less effective against the South African variant of COVID-19 but offers some … Read more

russia: Russia hits new high daily coronavirus cases – Times of India

russia Russia hits new high daily coronavirus cases Times

MOSCOW: Russia has recorded a new daily high number of coronavirus cases as much of the country’s businesses remain closed in an effort to counter a weeks-long surge in infections. The national coronavirus task force on Sunday reported 40,993 new infections over the previous day, up more than 700 on the previous record of a … Read more

sputnik v: Namibia halts use of Sputnik jabs after South Africa HIV fears – Times of India

sputnik v Namibia halts use of Sputnik jabs after South

JOHANNESBURG: Namibia has discontinued the use of Russia’s Sputnik V Covid-19 vaccine following concerns raised by neighbouring South Africa, the health ministry said on Saturday. Neighbouring South Africa earlier this week said it would not approve Sputnik V due to concerns it could increase the risk of HIV infection among men, a claim the vaccine’s … Read more