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Omicron Subvariant Eris: Symptoms to Transmissibility of New Covid Variant EG.5

The battle against COVID-19 is still going on. The virus is mutating, which results in the advent of various coronavirus variants. A new covid variant, Eris, has gained visibility. It is also known as EG.5. It is the same omicron subvariant that led to the emergence of the “kraken” variant. In April, there were less…

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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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FDA has Authorized Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine for Kids 5 to 11

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) authorized the use of the Pfizer-BioNTech pediatric COVID-19 vaccine for 5 to 11 years old. The agency said that the decision was based on data from a clinical trial showing that this lower-dose vaccine was 90.7 percent effective for preventing the COVID-19 in this age group. In addition, no…

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Mix and Match Immune Response of COVID Vaccines

The mix-and-match approach to COVID-19 vaccines by using different brands for first and second doses- appears to offer good protection against the pandemic virus, a study in the UK has found. The Com-Cov trial looked at the efficacy of either two doses of AstraZeneca, two of Pfizer, or one of them followed by the other.…