WHO omits two names when identifying new strains

WHO omits two names when identifying new strains

WHO confirmed to omit Nu and Xi, the two letters that precede Omicron in the Greek alphabet, when naming the variant B.1.1.529 to avoid confusion. “‘Nu’ is very easily confused with ‘new’, while ‘Xi’ is not used because it is …

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Man infected with 2 different strains of SARS-CoV-2

Man infected with 2 different strains of SARS-CoV-2

Sharing in Review, Mark Pandori, director of the lab at the University of Nevada, said the Nevada State Public Health Laboratory had identified a rare case of COVID-19 reinfection that occurred just 22 days after the patient has tested positive …

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Israeli masks can ‘kill 99.95% of Delta strains’

Masks kill 99.95% of Delta strains

The Israeli company Sonovia claims that the material they use to make masks is capable of preventing Delta strains of up to 99.95% for users. This information was announced by the mask manufacturer Sonovia on September 26, citing results from …

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