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What is the mortality rate from delta covid, who dies, the effectiveness of vaccines: data from Britain

Against the background of mass vaccinations in Britain, people under 50 have the chance of dying from the delta strain of the coronavirus (formerly called "Indian") has dropped to 0.0097%. Writes about this in Twitter Public Health England virologist Meegan Kell, citing a new...

Cuba claims impressive efficacy of its Abdala anti-coronavirus vaccine

Cuba has announced the interim results of phase III clinical trials for its Abdala anti-coronavirus vaccine, which is administered three times a month (on days 0, 14 and 28). The effectiveness of a biological product with such a scheme is over 92%, according to...

Delta strain rampant in Indonesia: Reuters reports on breakthrough cases of CoronaVac vaccine protection

More than 350 doctors in Indonesia have contracted the coronavirus despite being vaccinated with CoronaVac from Sinovac Biotech, and "dozens" of them have been hospitalized. The reason is probably a more infectious and virulent delta strain (Δ, aka B.1.617.2, first discovered in India), writes...

The risk of hospitalization from the Δ-strain of coronavirus is almost three times higher than from the “first” mutant

Coronavirus disease from the delta strain (formerly referred to in the media as "Indian") leads to a significant increase in the risk of hospitalization. After checking cases with the disease from March 29 to May 20 and decrypting 38,805 samples of the virus genomes,...

Just one mutation – and the bat coronavirus has learned to infect humans: a study

Just one mutation allows the RaTG13 virus, ineffective in infecting humans to a close relative of the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus, successfully infecting human cells and intestinal organoids. This conclusion was made by German molecular biologists after the experiments; the preprint of their research is posted...

The USA is returning to normal life. Fully vaccinated everyone was allowed – infographic

Americans fully vaccinated against coronavirus, that is, those who have received the prescribed number of doses, may not wear masks and keep their distance, unless required by federal, local, tribal or other laws / rules / regulations, including in the field of business and...