Covid-19 News for Jan 15, 2022

Covid-19 News for Jan 15, 2022

  COVID ebbs in some East Coast hot spots, rises elsewhere   Cases are declining in a few big cities in the eastern United States that felt the earliest impact from the Omicron (B.1.1.529) variant, but surges are still building in other regions of the...
Covid-19 News for Jan 14, 2022

Covid-19 News for Jan 14, 2022

  Brazil reels as COVID-19 cases soar; hospitals, economy under pressure   RIO DE JANEIRO/SAO PAULO, Jan 14 (Reuters) – Brazil is suffering a sharp rise in COVID-19 cases as the Omicron variant spreads through the country, putting pressure on health...
Covid-19 News for Jan 13, 2022

Covid-19 News for Jan 13, 2022

  Studies: COVID vaccines effective, with limited waning   A trio of new studies yesterday in the New England Journal of Medicine report encouraging results on the effectiveness and durability of protection of COVID-19 vaccines against hospitalization and...
Covid-19 News for Jan 12, 2022

Covid-19 News for Jan 12, 2022

  Global COVID-19 cases continue to spike, with deaths stable   In its latest snapshot of the pandemic, the World Health Organization (WHO) yesterday said cases last week rose 55% over the previous week, up in nearly all parts of the world and highest in the...
Covid-19 News for Jan 11, 2022

Covid-19 News for Jan 11, 2022

  WHO experts urge exploring updated COVID-19 vaccines   A World Health Organization (WHO) advisory group set up in September to examine the impact of SARS-CoV-2 variants on vaccine performance laid out a framework today for assessing updated versions of...
Covid-19 News for Jan 10, 2022

Covid-19 News for Jan 10, 2022

  The president of Mexico says he has COVID for a 2nd time     MEXICO CITY — Mexico’s president announced Monday he has come down with COVID-19 a second time, as coronavirus infections spike in Mexico and virus tests become scarce. President...