When everything seemed that the pandemic was behind, another variant arrives

When everything seemed that the pandemic was behind, another variant arrives

The recommendation is to get vaccinated against Covid-19 – Photo: Manuel Ocaño / Impremedia All of the Los Angeles County Department of Health indexes on Covid look like good news, even graphically, with plummeting daily trends in infections, deaths, positive tests, and hospitalizations, but now, when the pandemic appears to be subsiding, they warn of … Read more

WHO: Omicron subvariant present in 57 countries

WHO: Omicron subvariant present in 57 countries

World Health Organization (who) revealed that the subvariant from Omicron is already active in 57 countries, which is believed to be more contagious. According to the information issued, the variant of Covid-19 called Omicron has developed sub-variants. This discovery is present in more than 93% of all tests for the detection of the virus. In … Read more

Ómicron causes the count of Covid-19 in Russia to reach a pandemic record

Ómicron causes the count of Covid-19 in Russia to reach a pandemic record

Moscow.- The daily count of new coronavirus infections in Russia increase on Sunday to more than 121,000, an eightfold increase compared to the beginning of the month as the omicron variant highly contagious virus spreads across the country. The state coronavirus task force reported 121,288 new infections in the last 24 hours, an all-time high … Read more

Merck pill acts against the Omicron variant

Merck pill acts against the Omicron variant

A total of six laboratory studies conducted internationally concluded that the merck’s pill remains “active” against Omicron variantreported this Friday the US drugmaker. The oral treatment, called molnupiravir, is taken within five days of symptom onset and, in a pre-Omicron trial of 1,400 participants, was shown to reduce COVID-19 hospitalizations and deaths by 30% among … Read more

In two weeks, Ómicron causes 43 infections in girls and boys in Yucatan

In two weeks, Ómicron causes 43 infections in girls and boys in Yucatan

Since the arrival of Omicron variant to Yucatan, at the end of December 2021, have been infected with Covid-19 a total of 43 minors, according to data from the National System for the Comprehensive Protection of Children and Adolescents (Sipinna). As we previously reported in AmericanPost.News, on December 30, the head of the Yucatan Ministry … Read more

200 Rikers Island inmates continue on hunger strike: “Omicron variant punishes them even more”

200 Rikers Island inmates continue on hunger strike: “Omicron variant punishes them even more”

The omicron variant of COVID-19 adds more ‘fire’ to the already volatile prison situation from Rikers Island. This Thursday, human rights defenders and elected leaders confirmed that since last Friday night, 200 inmates started a hunger strike to press for the lack of health care and services in general, while the pandemic makes havoc in … Read more

Ómicron prevents economic recovery of airlines

Ómicron prevents economic recovery of airlines

It has been released by the International Transport Association aerial, that Economic recovery of the aviation sector, has suffered a great delay due to the emergence of the variant Omicron, since various countries closed borders in order to stop the wave of infections. The recovery of this sector was going favorably, however governments reacted to … Read more

Get vaccinated! USA affirms that almost everyone will get Covid-19

Get vaccinated!  USA affirms that almost everyone will get Covid-19

Washington.- The main epidemiologist of the US Government, Anthony Fauci, said Wednesday that almost “everyone” will contract Covid-19 sooner or later, but predicted that the disease will be “less severe” thanks to vaccines and booster doses. “Virtually everyone will be exposed and probably infected, but if you are vaccinated and you receive boosters, the chances … Read more

Bolsonaro minimizes the omicron in Brazil: “He has not killed anyone”

Bolsonaro minimizes the omicron in Brazil: “He has not killed anyone”

The President of Brazil, Jair Bolsonaro, downplayed this Wednesday the dizzying increase in covid-19 cases driven by the omicron variant, which, according to experts, could soon cause a new overload of the hospital system in the country. “The omicron has not killed anyone. The person who died in Goiás did not die for omicron (…) … Read more

Ómicron surpasses Delta and becomes dominant strain in the world

Ómicron surpasses Delta and becomes dominant strain in the world

Variant omicron, which two weeks ago had only been detected in 1.6% of the global cases analyzed in laboratories, is already present in 58.5% of those analyzes, thus it has exceeded the delta and has become the dominant worldwide, according to the World Health Organization. The weekly epidemiological report published today by the WHO shows … Read more

During the Omicron wave, 8 out of 10 people in Florida will have COVID

During the Omicron wave, 8 out of 10 people in Florida will have COVID

A study shows that the majority of Floridians will become infected with COVID in the next few weeks. Photo: cRISTOBAL HERRERA-ULASHKEVICH / EFE With hundreds of cases daily, Florida is experiencing a strong wave of infections of the Omicron variant, including, the University of Florida, considered the fifth best state university in the country, made … Read more

More than 50% of Europe’s population will be infected with the Omicron variant: WHO

More than 50% of Europe’s population will be infected with the Omicron variant: WHO

If the infections continue with the same trend the World Health Organization (WHO) has predicted that more than half of the population of Europe I know will infect with the Omicron variant of COVID-19 for the next six to eight weeks. Hans Kluge, regional director of the organization’s European office, indicated during a press conference … Read more

Omicron Variant: What are the symptoms of the most contagious strain of Covid-19?

Omicron Variant: What are the symptoms of the most contagious strain of Covid-19?

The Omicron variant has brought about a new phase of Covid-19 infections in the world, denominating itself as a fourth wave in positive cases for this disease. The chaos is taking over the population again, while the governments of the world ask that they attend the campaigns of vaccination against Covid-19. What makes this new … Read more