Lines of people leaving South Africa

Lines of people leaving South Africa

Johannesburg Airport was packed with passengers as people rushed to board flights leaving South Africa due to concerns about the Omicron mutation. According to Google flight data, airfares from South Africa to the UK have tripled in the last 24 …

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EU warns of ‘high risk’ from Omicron mutation

EU warns about new strain of nCoV

The EU health agency warned that the Omicron strain, discovered in Africa, has a high risk of spreading and could have a huge impact on Europe. In a threat assessment report from the Omicron mutation on November 26, the European …

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EU warns about new strain of nCoV

EU warns about new strain of nCoV

The EU health agency warned that the Omicron nCoV strain, discovered in Africa, poses a “high to very high” risk to Europe. In a threat assessment report from the Omicron mutation on November 26, the European Center for Disease Control …

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WHO holds emergency meeting because of new strain

WHO holds emergency meeting because of new strain

WHO schedule an urgent meeting and closely monitor the new strain B.1.1.529, although it has only been recorded in a few cases in South Africa. “We don’t know much about this variant yet. What we do know is that it …

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Israel rehearses to respond to dangerous nCoV strain

Israel rehearses to respond to dangerous nCoV strain

Israel became the first place in the world to hold drills to prevent the outbreak of a new deadly strain of nCoV. Exercise “Omega”, named after the putative nCoV strain, took place on 11/11 at the National Management Center in …

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Europe’s vaccination miracle faces the winter test

Europe's vaccination miracle faces the winter test

The cold weather that causes people to gather indoors in the winter is said to be a serious test for Europe’s ability to control Covid-19 thanks to vaccination. After a difficult start, the Covid-19 vaccination campaign in Europe has accelerated …

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The future of Covid-19 into a common disease

The future of Covid-19 into a common disease

Covid-19 is difficult to eradicate, but can become a common disease like a cold or flu when people effectively use vaccination weapons. More than 20 months since the onset of Covid-19, people around the world are having to change the …

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Europe warns of Mu mutation

Europe warns of Mu mutation

The European Medicines Agency said that the Mu strain could be cause for concern, although there is no data to prove it will overwhelm the Delta strain. During today’s press conference, Marco Cavaleri, director of vaccine strategy for the European …

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