COVID-19 Updates: Latest Omicron Variants You Need To Know About
Read here to keep up with the latest mutations of the Omicron variant of COVID 19.
Exploring the Impact of COVID-19 on Men’s Health
Research suggests that COVID 19 survivors are at a risk of developing sexual, psychological and cardiovascular health issues. Read to know more.
COVID-19 May Cause Brain Damage, Studies Show
Scientists believe that brain damage could either be due to the virus or the inflammation that occurs in response to the virus.
Understanding the Controversy Surrounding Remdesivir
Remdesivir is widely prescribed to hospitalized patients with mild-to-severe COVID 19. However, the WHO has advised against the use of this drug on COVID-19 patients.
Omicron Fact File: All You Need to Know
Omicron is a variant of the SARS-CoV-2 virus with 32 mutations, which make the attachment of the coronavirus spike protein to human cells easier.
Can a COVID-19 Self-test Detect the Omicron Variant?
COVID-19 self-test kits can detect infection, irrespective of the variant. The article explores the effectiveness of COVID-19 self-test kits in detecting the Omicron variant.
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Florona: Another COVID Variant or a New Viral Infection?
While a surge in Omicron cases has been reported globally, a new viral infection, florona, was detected in Israel. Read on to know what is florona and ways to prevent it.
Can RT-PCR Tests Detect the Omicron Strain?
Fortunately, Omicron can be detected by certain RT-PCR tests being used all over the world, unlike other SARS-CoV-2 variants whose presence can be ascertained only through genetic sequencing.
Omicron: A New COVID-19 Variant of Concern
Omicron is a variant of the SARS-CoV-2 virus first detected in South Africa. With 32 mutations in its spike protein, the Omicron has demonstrated increased transmissibility.
All about the new Coronavirus variant - AY.4.2
Scientists have tracked more than 20 sub-lineages of the Coronavirus Delta variant, with AY.4.2 being the most recently discovered one.