first cases of the Omicron variant in Senegal

The so-called Omicron variant of Covid-19 has been detected in South Africa. DADO RUVIC / REUTERS Senegal has detected its first three cases of the Omicron variant of Covid-19 in travelers preparing to travel to African countries, research laboratories have announced. A first case was detected on Friday, December 3 in a 58-year-old man who … Read more

Scientist suggests Omicron variant resulted from a collision between COVID-19 and HIV

As is normal, over time, viruses undergo changes, becoming more complicated. After the problematic Delta, the world is getting to know the Ómicron variant. According to a scientist, this could have arisen from the collision between HIV (human immunodeficiency virus) and COVID-19. The theory comes from the scientist who alerted the world to the existence … Read more

Symptoms of Omicron and other variants of covid-19

Manifestation of symptoms has been accompanying the covid-19 virus mutation: as SARS-CoV-2 evolves, there is greater transmission but fewer symptoms PUB In just over a week, the new variant of covid-19 put a brake on misconfinement and left the world on alert: Omicron was identified in South Africa. The first case appeared in Botswana, but … Read more

No, the WHO and the World Economic Forum did not “foresee” the arrival of the Omicron variant.

The progression of the SARS-CoV-2 variant B.1.1.529, dubbed Omicron, is of concern. Detected on November 11 in Botswana, this variant of the virus causing the Covid-19 pandemic is spreading from country to country and it is feared that it is more contagious or even more dangerous than those which preceded it. What the rumor says … Read more

Beijing acknowledges that the variant complicates the Winter Olympics, warning from Moderna CEO

A notice regarding Covid-19 security measures at Narita International Airport on the first day of the closure of Japanese borders to prevent the spread of the new variant of the Omicron coronavirus, on November 30, 2021. KIM KYUNG-HOON / REUTERS In the aftermath of the alert from the health ministers of the G7 countries declaring … Read more

8,279 new cases, the “highly transmissible” Omicron variant

COVID. As the end of the year holidays approach, the Omicron variant is worrying. If it has not yet been detected in France, potential cases would already be on our territory, said Monday, the Minister of Health. This beginning of the week, the epidemic continues clearly with almost 30,000 new cases on average this week. … Read more

The omicron variant puts the world in a ‘race against time’

Ómicron: first measurements for the new variant of covid-19 3:14 (CNN) — The world is in a “race against time” with the omicron variant of the coronavirus, European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen said on Sunday. “We take this omicron variant very seriously and we know that we are in a race against time,” … Read more

the Netherlands announces that 13 passengers arriving from South Africa are carriers of the Omicron variant

Find here all of our live # COVID_19 13h29 : Thirteen of the 61 passengers who arrived from South Africa infected with Covid-19 are carriers of the Omicron variant, announce the Dutch authorities. 13h26 : This victory is not a surprise in view of the latest polls. The Swiss say yes to the law that … Read more

TWIRL 41: Galileo satellites set to be orbited by ‘Europeanised’ Soyuz 2.1b variant

This week we are due to see a tonne of satellite launch missions from various parts of the world. For those who prefer manned launches, you’re out of luck as there aren’t any. Among the satellites being launched, there are two Galileo satellites going up on a modified Soyuz 2.1b rocket and 53 Starlink satellites … Read more