The new UK coronavirus strain may be 30 to 40 percent more deadly than the original SARS-CoV-2 variant, according to a UK governmental health advisory group, despite initial hopes that the faster-spreading variant of the coronavirus had no greater impact on hospitalizations or death than its predecessor. This new development
A new, faster-spreading variant of the coronavirus has been identified in the United Kingdom, one that appears to be 70 percent more transmissible than the original virus. Although researchers have found no evidence that the new mutation has any impact on the severity of the disease or the chances of
Health officials in both Russia and around the world are raising concerns over Moscow’s approval of a vaccine to be used against the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus, despite not having finished critical Phase 3 clinical trials for the new treatment necessary to determine both the effectiveness and safety of the new inoculation.
A new study suggests that children under five years of age may carry a much higher amount of the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus in their upper respiratory tract than adults, with some children displaying a viral load up to 100 times greater than the adults tested for the presence of the coronavirus.