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What We Know about Omicron and the BA.2 Subvariant

If you think you got rid of COVID-19 entirely, you may get disheartened as the cases of COVID-19 with a new BA.2 variant can be seen to spread. The virus has moved at a rapid pace in the past several months. Last fall, not long after the Delta variant, it moved past its peak, and…

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Omicron: What we know about New COVID-19 Strain

The Omicron variant (B.1.1.529), a new coronavirus variant emerged first in South Africa. Right after a few weeks when the scientists in Botswana and South Africa first alerted the world about the emergence of a new COVID-19 variant, researchers started to understand the implications its mutations might impose, which far exceed the number of any…

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Daily Pill To Treat COVID-19 To Be Available Soon

Indeed, a significant percentage of the population is still resistant to the COVID-19 vaccine. Several pharmaceutical companies are developing what could become the world’s attempt to curb COVID-19 – a short-term, daily oral pill that could help accelerate recovery and slow down the spread of COVID-19. Few people think that the treatment for COVID-19 could…

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Everything to Know About Delta Variant

The rise of the COVID-19 pandemic continues to spread across the world. However, public health officials are watching specific coronavirus variants and mutations that may be more deadly or contagious than the original strain. Viruses constantly change to adapt and survive, and variants emerge when a strain has one or more mutations that differ from…

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Novavax’s COVID-19 Vaccine May Be Authorized Next

There is news that Novavax’s maybe the next COVID emergency vaccine to be authorized in the USA. The company plans to file the paperwork in the coming weeks and can beat out other coming vaccinations. Public health officials and researchers expect that the Novavax shot will fill in supply gaps in the U.S. and worldwide…

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Everything About Herd Immunity

As the COVID cases are increasing, you must be hearing about HERD immunity from the government officials. If you don’t know what exactly is HERD immunity, let’s discuss it in detail. Herd Immunity Herd immunity is when a large percentage of the population is immune to a specific disease or virus. If enough people are…

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Signs COVID-19 Transmission Is Airborne

Studies showed that the COVID-19 virus has been large-droplet-borne, and therefore, the CDC introduced all the measures and guidelines accordingly. It’s been over a year that the COVID-19 pandemic has been affecting the global population. We were hoping that there will not be any second wave of the coronavirus, but the reality is far worse.…

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Myths About COVID-19

After almost one year of lockdown and all the government and public’s possible efforts, the risk of COVID-19 spread hasn’t decreased yet. The government and healthcare providers are appealing to everyone to stay indoors as much as possible, wash hands with soap and water/ use sanitizers, wear face masks in public, and maintain social distance…

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COVID-19 Vaccine Side-effects: What Should You Know?

More than 30 million Americans have received at least a single dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, and it has been very well tolerated and very effective. In December 2020, the FDA approved two COVID-19 vaccines – one by Pfizer and BioNTech, and the other by Moderna. These vaccines appear to have some mild side-effects that…

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CDC Officials Call For Schools To Reopen

The CDC officials finally gave a green signal to reopen schools. According to them, the schools are safe to reopen as long as the school authorities are taking proper COVID precautions, including wearing a mask and maintaining social distance. The editorial published in the JAMA journal provides a framework for school authorities to reopen schools…