Updated on 03/15/2022 07:25 pm The Minister of Health of BrazilMarcelo Queiroga, confirmed this Tuesday that the first two cases of the new variant of COVID-19known as “deltacron”. It should be noted that the “deltacron” is the result of a merger between the delta and omicron variants. At the press conference, Queiroga pointed out that […]
Ómicron: these would be the most effective methods to avoid contagion by this variant
The omicron variant has a 60% chance of infecting a person one meter away, according to a recent epidemiological investigation by Japanese scientists carried out through simulations on a supercomputer. As data prior to the investigation, the team from the Riken research institute estimated that the omicron variant was 1.5 times more contagious than Delta, […]
Omicron, Delta and more: How many variants of COVID-19 are known today
Updated on 01/11/2022 07:48 pm With the passage of time, all viruses change, something to which the SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, which so far leaves tens of millions of deaths worldwide. MORE INFORMATION: How to differentiate influenza from COVID-19: symptoms According to the World Health Organization (WHO), most of the time these changes […]
“Deltacron”: is it a laboratory error or a new variant of COVID-19?
Updated on 01/11/2022 05:50 pm For a week, the word “deltacron” attracted attention in the world for the combination of variants of COVID-19. Especially since its presumed existence and rapid spread could worsen the state of the new waves of the pandemic. However, scientists now believe that it could be a contamination problem in the […]
Deltacron: 25 cases with combination version of variants detected in Cyprus
Updated on 01/09/2022 11:20 am The Cyprus authorities have reported the detection of up to 25 cases of infection with a combined version of the delta and omicron variants of the coronavirus that they have named Deltacron. “Currently there are omicron and delta co-infections. We have found a variant that is a combination of both […]
How does the Omicron variant work and how can we protect ourselves from it?
Updated on 07/01/2022 09:18 pm The variant omicron it seems to have come into the world to expand very quickly. Almost the entire planet is alert to the number of infected COVID-19, as well as the lethality of this new strain. Under this premise, the National Institute of Health made it clear that the omicron […]
Will omicron outperform delta? It’s a question for scientists
Updated on 12/19/2021 03:55 am Scientists who were part of a network that was the first to sequence the omicron variant are watching to see if the coronavirus variant will dictate the course of the pandemic. Will future variants stem from your lineage, or will other variants displace it? Initial findings in South Africa, where […]