South Africa enters 5th corona wave with Omikron brothers, but ‘don’t panic’

More than fifty percent of the infections in South Africa now concern the subtypes. BA.4 and BA.5 thus seem to dominate. Still, percentages can give a distorted picture, says Preiser. “Because with our research we now zoom in on hot spots and certain densely populated parts of the country. So it is not necessarily representative … Read more

South Africa enters 5th corona wave with Omikron brothers, but ‘don’t panic’

More than fifty percent of the infections in South Africa now concern the subtypes. BA.4 and BA.5 thus seem to dominate. Still, percentages can give a distorted picture, says Preiser. “Because with our research we now zoom in on hot spots and certain densely populated parts of the country. So it is not necessarily representative … Read more

Zoetermeers Dagblad | ‘Strong increase’ of newest omikron variants in Amsterdam

The latest omikron variants of the coronavirus appear to be responsible for 7 percent of the infections in Amsterdam. In a random sample, 13 of the 181 analyzed tests contained the so-called BA.4 and BA.5 variant, the Amsterdam UMC and the GGD Amsterdam report. That is still little in an absolute sense, but it is … Read more

South Africa enters 5th corona wave with Omikron brothers, but ‘don’t panic’

More than fifty percent of the infections in South Africa now concern the subtypes. BA.4 and BA.5 thus seem to dominate. Still, percentages can give a distorted picture, says Preiser. “Because with our research we now zoom in on hot spots and certain densely populated parts of the country. So it is not necessarily representative … Read more

STUDY. Protection against omikron decreases a few months after booster with Pfizer

The high degree of protection offered by a booster vaccine from Pfizer/BioNTech against the omikron variant of the coronavirus decreases again after a few months. This is evident from a new study published in the journal The Lancet Respiratory Medicine on Monday. Door Belgian &nbsp- 25/04/2022 om 18:00 “Pfizer/Biontech’s booster vaccinations against COVID-19 significantly improve … Read more

Corona booster shot from Pfizer is much less effective against serious omikron infection after three months

The protection that a so-called booster shot with the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine offers against the omikron variant has already decreased sharply after three months. This is apparent from an analysis that the vaccine manufacturer had itself carried out, and which was published in the scientific journal The Lancet. “In the future, additional doses of existing, modified … Read more

Omikron, fierce! Young children, 27 dead, warn of Songkran, risk of spreading, 3 fragile groups must be careful

Ministry of Public Health reveals 27 young children have died of Covid-19, Omicron warns that Songkran is a serious risk of spreading Fragile groups need to be careful Ministry of Health Reveal the situation of COVID-19 At this time, the transmission of infection in young children is increasing. especially children aged 0 – 4 years … Read more

Millions in Shanghai in lockdown, because ‘omikron is little spread due to zero-covid policy’

Anger and dissatisfaction previously told correspondent Sjoerd den Daas said that dissatisfaction with the measures is growing. “Parents were separated from children, dogs are not allowed outside in many places and are forced to defecate in apartments. There is not enough food everywhere and in many places there is no clear end in sight. This … Read more