Moderna seeks volunteers for Omicron booster vaccine study

Moderna seeks volunteers for Omicron booster vaccine study

Around 3,000 British volunteers are being sought to take part in a new study for Moderna’s Omicron booster vaccine. The jab, which is one of the world’s first to tackle the variant, will be trialled at various sites across the UK thanks to a partnership between Moderna and the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR). … Read more

UK health officials tracking hybrid COVID-19 strain of Delta, Omicron

UK health officials tracking hybrid COVID-19 strain of Delta, Omicron

“Deltacron” watch is officially back on. Last month, medical experts were dismissive or claims that a new COVID-19 variant — a combination of the fast-spreading Omicron and Delta strains — had been discovered. but in a report published Friday, UK health officials revealed Deltacron is officially being monitored as a legitimate threat, The Mirror reported† … Read more

'Mind-blowing' Omicron Covid 'symptom' only impacting new mums shows in breast milk

Breast feeding mum

Mum Nikki Jurcutz posted on Instagramthat one pouch of her breast milk had turned green after she and her baby contacted the Covid virus which can be difficult to spot Breast feeding mum’s should be aware of the symptom (stock image) ( Image: Getty Images) A bewildering Omicron Covid symptom which only impacts new mums … Read more

Brits who caught Omicron in December urged to get their booster

Brits who caught Omicron in December urged to get their booster

Hundreds of thousands of people caught Omicron last month as the spread of the virus touched its peak. The number of people contracting the variant has since dwindled with the Government ditching Plan B, meaning facemasks are no longer compulsory. However, studies show it is milder than other variants of the virus particularly among those … Read more

U.S. employers shrug off Omicron, add 467,000 jobs in January

U.S. employers shrug off Omicron, add 467,000 jobs in January

A recruiter talks to job seeker during a job fair at Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens, Fla. | Marta Lavandier/AP Photo by Associated Press 02/04/2022 09:13 AM EST WASHINGTON (AP) — US employers added a burst of 467,000 jobs in January despite a wave of Omicron inflections that sickened millions of workers, kept many … Read more

Why is it called stealth Covid? New Omicron subvariant spreading through Asia and Europe

Why is it called stealth Covid? New Omicron subvariant spreading through Asia and Europe

Scientists have called for calm after it was revealed a new Omicron subvariant is spreading through Asia and Europe The emergence of Omicron in December 2021 saw the introduction of tough anti-Covid measures, as it was able to multiply 70 times faster than the previous variant, Delta. Now, new data suggests ‘stealth Covid’ (BA.2) could … Read more

The Front Lines of Omicron

The Front Lines of Omicron

A health worker prepares the Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine booster at Hartford Hospital in Hartford, Connecticut. ( (Joseph Prezioso / AFP) Subscribe to something The nation Subscribe now for just $ 2 per month! Thank you for signing up The nation‘s weekly newsletter. Thanks for signing up. For more of The nation, read our latest issue. … Read more

Omicron Threat Looms

Omicron Threat Looms

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