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New corona strain; The President of South Africa called for the immediate lifting of the travel embargo

South African President Cyril Ramafoza has called on the United States, Britain and the European Union to lift the travel ban immediately because of a new outbreak of the Corona-Omicron virus. Mr Ramafuza made the remarks on Sunday (November 28th), saying he was “deeply saddened and dissatisfied” with the West’s decision, calling it “discriminatory” because …

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High pathogenicity in the omicron corona / tendency of the virus to infect young people

An epidemiologist explained all the information currently available about the Omicron variant, saying: “What is clear is the high pathogenicity of this new mutation.” Regarding the new mutation of the coronavirus, he said: “The new variant is one of the 5 variants approved by the World Health Organization, which is known as one of the …

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Does Astrazhenka vaccine work against the new Omicron strain?

Astrazenka hopes that the Covid-19 antibody cocktail will remain effective against the new Corona strain, which is expanding in South Africa. The company is also examining whether this strain is also resistant to the Astrazenka vaccine. The company said in a statement: “We are investigating B.1.1.529, like any new emerging strain, to learn more about …

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