First Clinical Information on Omicron from South Africa is Encouraging
The South African Medical Research Council (SAMRC) has published the first clinical report on hospitalized patients since the advent of the Omicron variant.
BioNTech CEO: I think we will Need an Adapted Vaccine against COVID-19 because of Omicron
German biotech company BioNTech should be able to adapt its coronavirus vaccine relatively quickly in response to the Omicron variant, said its CEO Ugur Shahin, adding that despite the mutations, the vaccines must continue to protect people against serious illness.
Amazon Web Services – The company invests in Greece
Foreign investment funds and large business groups have been steadily voting for Greece lately.
Today at 9.30 in the morning, the Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis is expected to meet with executives of Amazon Web Services regarding the large investment of the company in our country, following today's announcements of Amazon Web Services in the USA.
Omicron is a mystery - "scientific alarms have started to sound"
South African scientists have identified a new variant of the virus that causes COVID-19, and the World Health Organization gave it the spy fantastic name "omicron" within days, due to a series of mutations in its protein spikes, nanomechanical tentacles that connect and break into cells, scientific alarms have begun to sound off, writes Wired.
Germany cracks down on unjabbed as US eyes winter battle
Germany unveiled strict curbs on the unvaccinated on Dec. 2 as alarm fanned worldwide over the Omicron variant, and Joe Biden announced America's winter battle plans against COVID-19 as signs of community transmission of the new strain began showing in the U.S.
Omicron has Arrived in the United States
The United States has found its first infected with the new variant of Covid-19 - Omicron, CNN reports, citing the US Federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
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WHO warns of 'toxic mix' as EU chief mulls mandatory COVID jabs
The WHO issued stern warnings on Dec. 1 on the dangers of vaccination apathy and the European Union put mandatory jabs on the table as the United States registered its first case of the fast-spreading Omicron strain of the coronavirus.
Greece will be the first in the EU to Impose Fines on the Unvaccinated
In Greece, all citizens over the age of 60 are required to be vaccinated against COVID-19. This is the first EU country to introduce a mandatory regime for a specific age group.
According to the authorities, the goal is to prevent new pressure on the health system from another wave of patients.
They had no idea: Omicron appeared back in October?
Namely, due to the appearance of this mutation, a large number of countries tightened the measures, and one of them was the suspension of flights from the southern part of Africa, where omicron was registered. Although it was believed that this strain appeared a few days ago, the new data speak quite differently.