Tuesday, May 28, 2024

Topic: Delta

Worst Covid outbreak since 2020, China imposes lockdown in multiple cities

China on Sunday placed around 17 million residents under lockdown as virus cases doubled across the country to 3400. Authorities in Shanghai have temporarily...

How will Delta evolve? Here’s what the theory tells us

Hamish McCallum, Griffith University The COVID-19 pandemic is a dramatic demonstration of evolution in action. Evolutionary theory explains much of what has already happened, predicts...

COVID-19 vaccine booster doses as Delta variant rips around world shows ‘disappointing inequality’: WHO

The COVID-19 Delta variant is travelling around the world at a “scorching pace” driving a new spike in cases and deaths, but it’s exposing a ‘hugely uneven and inequitable’ global gap in vaccine supply, the head of the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Monday.

COVID-19 Delta variant detected in 98 countries, continues to evolve and mutate, warns WHO

The head of the World Health Organization (WHO) on Friday urged leaders to push back against daunting new COVID surges through increased vaccination efforts and public health measures, warning that with Delta quickly becoming the dominant strain in many countries ‘we are in a very dangerous period of the pandemic’.

COVID-19: Delta variant wreaks havoc around the world

Fears are growing over major sporting events like Euro 2020 and the Olympic Games, even as tallies show the world passed the milestone of over 3 billion vaccines administered.

Delta variant pushes South Africa’s deaths to over 60,000

South Africa, the worst virus-hit country in the continent, on Monday crossed the threshold of 60,000 virus deaths, health officials announced, a day after a stricter lockdown was enforced.