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How South African scientists spotted the Omicron COVID variant

By Tim Cocks JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - On Friday Nov. 19, Raquel Viana, Head of Science at one of South Africa's biggest private testing labs, sequenced the genes on eight coronavirus…

Analysis-How fast does it spread?: Scientists ask whether Omicron can outrun Delta

By Nancy Lapid and Julie Steenhuysen (Reuters) - As scientists race to understand the consequences of the Omicron COVID-19 variant, one of the most important questions is whether this new…

Australia investigates new COVID-19 variant found in South Africa

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australia on Friday said it was investigating the newly identified COVID-19 variant spreading in South Africa and warned it may close its borders to travellers from the…

Delta variant predicted to become predominant mutation across US: CDC

Washington DC [US], July 2 (ANI): The Delta variant is the second most prevalent coronavirus mutation in the US and is predicted to become the predominant one in the coming…

Engineering nanobodies as lifesavers when SARS-CoV-2 variants attack

Washington [US], June 22 (ANI): Scientists at Ohio State University are pursuing a new strategy in the protracted fight against the SARS-CoV-2 virus by engineering nanobodies that can neutralise virus…

US CDC calls coronavirus Delta variant a ‘variant of concern’

By Reena Bhardwaj Washington [US], June 16 (ANI): The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention now called the Delta variant of the novel coronavirus, also known as B.1.617.2, a…

Vietnam’s suspicious coronavirus variant not hybrid strain: WHO

Geneva [Swizerland], June 3 (ANI/Sputnik): A suspicious coronavirus variant detected in Vietnam is part of the existing Delta strain and not a new hybrid mutation, a World Health Organization official…

Vietnam’s new COVID-19 hybrid variant ‘replicating quickly’

Vietnam's 'very dangerous' new COVID-19 hybrid variant may be fuelling its worst outbreak so far as it is replicating quickly. On Saturday, the Vietnamese authorities revealed they had discovered a "very…