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.
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.
Autumn brings early outbreak of respiratory infections
Ljubljana – The season of respiratory infections in children is in full swing, having kicked in earlier than in previous years. There is an uptick in young children who need hospital treatment, including in intensive care. One of the reasons is that respiratory viruses circulated at very low levels during the epidemic due to anti-coronavirus measures.
Government approves new CNSU measures in COVID-19 pandemic context
The Government approved, under a decision on Thursday, the new measures proposed by the National Committee for Emergency Situations (CNSU) in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic, establishing, among others, that the persons vaccinated against COVID-19 where the incidence rate exceeds 6 cases per thousand inhabitants can move freely outside their homes on the days of Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Death toll reaches 35,964, with 113 casualities in COVID-19 patients in past 24 hours
As many as 113 casualties - 58 male and 55 female - of patients infected with the SARS-CoV-2 virus were reported in the last 24 hours, the death toll reaching 35,964, the Strategic Communication Group (GCS) informed on Thursday. One of the causalities was registered in a patient infected abroad and reported to the Calarasi Public Health Directorate (DSP).
GCS: 130 deaths in COVID-19 patients in 24 hours, death toll reaches 35,851
The Strategic Communication Group (GCS) informs that in the last 24 hours, 130 deaths have been registered in patients infected with the SARS-CoV-2 virus. One of the deaths occurred in a patient infected abroad and reported at the Satu Mare Public Health Directorate. According to GCS, there are 55 men and 75 women.
Coronavirus/GCS: Bucharest has no ICU beds available at this point
A number of 19 beds are available nationwide for patients with COVID-19, other than those meant specifically for people with certain medical conditions that are also confirmed with SARS-CoV-2, with zero beds available in Bucharest at this point, the Strategic Communication Group (GCS) reported on Monday.
Bucharest: Face masks needed on a range of 50 m around educational units
People will need to wear a protective face mask within a range of 50 m around the educational units starting September 13, according to a decision taken on Wednesday by the Bucharest Municipality Committee for Emergency Situations.
Romania's COVID-19 death toll rises by 48 to 34,762
As many as 48 Romanians infected with SARS-CoV-2 (25 men and 23 women) were reported dead in the last 24 hours, taking the country's death toll to 34,762, shows data released on Tuesday by the Strategic Communication Group (GCS).
Bulgarian Health Minister: Don't Stop Planned Operations if There is New Wave of COVID-19
The Caretaker Minister of Health Dr. Stoycho Katsarov and the management of the associations of hospitals in the country discussed the measures that should be taken in connection with the expected increase in the incidence of COVID-19 in the country, the Ministry of Health announced.