The U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued an emergency use authorization (EUA) for the first COVID-19 diagnostic test that detects chemical compounds in breath samples associated with a SARS-CoV-2 infection. The test can be performed in environments where the patient specimen is both collected and analyzed, such as doctor’s offices, hospitals and mobile testing sites, using an instrument about the size of a piece of carry-on luggage.
BA.2 A Sub Variant of Omicron Is Raising In US, UK And Other Countries, But Experts Remain Optimistic
According to Center of Disease Control US, the BA.2 sub variant of the Omicron now makes up a quarter of Covid-19 infections in US. In US alone since January 2022, Omicron has made up all new infections and most cases caused by sub-variant of Omicron called BA.1.
genetics research, scientists at Krolinska Institutet In Sweden identified a gene variant (DNA segment from immune system) , presence of this genetic segment in people will lower risk of developing serious infection from Covid-19 – Healthy Life
This year our lives are heavily affected by Covid-19. During winter low humidity enables flu virus to survive indoors for longtime. We all need to protect ourselves from two viruses by continuing to follow safe hygiene practices and keeping safe distances all the time.
Covid -19 vaccine booster shot is, an additional dose of vaccine that is needed to boost the immunity of those whose immunity is compromised. Getting booster shot will give better protection for those who are vulnerable to disease and helps to achieve the immunity. Many vaccines have booster shots (like mumps, rubella, measles etc.).
Many reports are indicating that this fall season there is surge in Covid-19 cases. Flu season affects millions of people every year and this year coronavirus pandemic is adding to the existing pain. Cold weather, school openings, and flu season are adding more fuel to the Covid-19 and there are more cases reported in recent days.
A new variant of Covid-19 has been reported in South Africa and classified as B.1.1.529 a variant of concern. It is named as OMICRON. As of November 26th many countries have halted air travel from southern Africa to slow the spread of the Omicron.
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