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Experts urge Britons to wear face masks on public transport as new COVID variant spreads4 min read
Experts are warning Britons to wear masks on public transport as the COVID variant Arcturus spreads. Despite milder symptoms and eased restrictions, COVID-19 remains a threat.
Unpredictable COVID variants: Concerns and hopes for the future4 min read
The ongoing emergence of COVID-19 variants every two months is concerning due to the virus’ ability to evolve unpredictably. The potential impact of the new Arcturus strain on vulnerable populations, students, and the economy is a cause for concern.
New COVID variant XBB.1.16 fuels surge in cases in India and causes conjunctivitis among children5 min read
A new COVID variant, XBB.1.16, is causing a surge in pediatric COVID cases in India, with doctors noting an increase in conjunctivitis among children, and reports suggesting already an increase in the US, Singapore, and Australia.
How much immunity do we get from a COVID infection? Large study offers new clues5 min read
Previous infection was highly protective against reinfection with alpha, beta and delta variants, but less so against omicron BA.1.
How COVID-19 actively suppresses and evades your immune system — Part 17 min read
How the COVID virus works and how it hides from T-cells and Natural Killer immune cells to evade your immune system. How it also flies under the radar to reinfect you, whether you are vaccinated or not.
Where is the next COVID variant, pi?5 min read
After a year of omicron variants, will we ever see a new variant of concern? A virologist explains why omicron is continuing to dominate.
What we know about new omicron variant BF.74 min read
Reports from China indicate BF.7 is quicker to transmit and has greater capacity to escape prior immunity than other omicron subvariants. But we shouldn’t be alarmed at this stage.