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Omicron Variant

New Data Finds Booster Shot Crucial For Protection Against Omicron

Data from new studies conducted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) show that a Covid-19 vaccine booster shot offers significant protection against serious infection from Omicron. The omicron variant of Covid has become the most dominant strain...

Covid-19 Detecting Pendant Invented by Yale Researchers

Soon, you may have a device that detects the presence of Covid-19 in your environment, allowing you to know definitively whether or not you have been exposed to the virus. This might be one way to lessen the constant worry...

French Vaccine Valneva Shows Promise Against Omicron

The French biotech firm Valneva says that early studies show its coronavirus vaccine is effective against Omicron and it might be able to deliver doses to the European public in April. Officials from Valneva released a statement to the public...

New South African Study Shows Omicron Less Severe for All

Confirming a widely-held understanding of the Omicron variant of the coronavirus, a new South African study released on Friday confirmed that the mutation caused less severe illness and leads to fewer hospitalizations and deaths than any previous variants. The study,...

Omicron May Be Dropping Soon in US, Great Britain, Experts Say

Omicron infection rates may be dropping soon in the US and Great Britain, some experts say -- simply because the newest variant of the coronavirus is so incredibly contagious that it will run out of individuals to infect. With the...

Greece Has Higher Prevalence of Omicron than Both the US and the UK

As the Omicron COVID-19 variant spreads wildly across the globe, Greece shows a higher prevalence than the US and the UK

J & J Booster Highly Effective in Preventing Omicron Hospitalizations

A new South African study shows that the J & J booster shot is effective at minimizing hospitalizations associated with the Omicron variation of the virus. The study showed that the second shot of the Johnson & Johnson product proved...

Greece Reports 35,580 Covid-19 Cases in New Record

On Thursday, Greece recorded another staggering total of 35,580 cases of Covid-19, an increase of 6,752 over the 28,828 that has been recorded on Wednesday, which in itself was 7,171 more than the 21,657 cases on Tuesday. This is the highest number...

US Reaches Record High for Daily Covid-19 Cases

The United States reached a record high of daily Covid-19 cases on Wednesday. The country recorded a seven-day average of over 282,000 cases as the Omicron variant has begun to dominate in all 50 states. Johns Hopkins University's Covid-19 database...

Omicron Protects Against Delta Variant; May Replace It, Study Shows

The Omicron variant of the coronavirus appears to grant protection against the Delta strain and may replace it, according to a new study out of South Africa, where the variant was first reported. The immunity created in the bodies of...