South African Covid variant

Will Covaxin, Covishield be effective against Omicron? Here's what experts say

"We have some optimism that the vaccine should still work against a new variant for serious disease, but really we need to wait to have that confirmed," says vaccine expert Prof Andrew Pollard.

published on : 27th November 2021

EXPLAINER | Is new Covid variant 'Omicron' more lethal than Delta? Here's all you need to know

The scientific community is worried as they fear that this new strain could fuel outbreaks in several countries and cripple health systems once again.

published on : 26th November 2021

Global travel bans increase over fear of new Covid variant

This time, restrictions came within hours after the South African authorities identified a concerning new coronavirus variant with mutations.

published on : 26th November 2021