New ‘devil’ Californian COVID-19 strain is deadlier and spreads faster

New ‘devil’ Californian COVID-19 strain is deadlier and spreads faster

advertisement As a nation,we can’t accept such a cruel fate.There’s more grim news in America’sbattle against covid-19 as a newdeadlier variant has been discoveredin California.Scientists labelled the strain asthe devil after the alarmingdiscoveries that the mutationappears to be deadlier, spreads moreeasily and could weaken vaccineefficacy.The variant is calledB.1.427/ B.1.429 and has also now beenfound in…

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Why COVID-19 Models Don’t Predict the Future

Why COVID-19 Models Don’t Predict the Future

advertisement On August 24, 2020, as COVID-19 cases were  spiking across the state, the University of  Illinois welcomed students back to campus  at Urbana Champaign for the fall semester.The decision was informed by  months of planning and research.  According to an epidemiological model  developed by university professors,  there could be a relatively safe way  to open campus for…

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02/22/21: Press Briefing by White House COVID-19 Response Team and Public Health Officials

02/22/21: Press Briefing by White House COVID-19 Response Team and Public Health Officials

advertisement >> Mr. Slavitt: I’m starting today on a solemn noteas we’re nearing 500,000 Americanswho’ve lost their lives from COVID-19.To mark this grim milestone,this evening, the President and First Lady,along with the Vice President and Second Gentleman,will hold a moment of silence in a ceremonyat sundown to honorthose who have lost their lives to this…

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mRNA vaccines, explained

mRNA vaccines, explained

advertisement In March of 1963,Dr. Maurice Hilleman was woken up one night by his 5-year-old daughter. She was complaining of a sore throat. So Hilleman looked her over, and determinedshe had the mumps.Unable to sleep, he was struck with an idea.He swabbed her throat for a sample,drove to the lab, and got to work.Four years…

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We Know More About Those COVID-19 Variants. It’s Not Great | SciShow News

We Know More About Those COVID-19 Variants. It’s Not Great | SciShow News

advertisement This episode was recorded on January 26th 2021.If we have newer episodes about variants of the COVID-19 virus or the pandemic in general,you’ll find them in the playlist linked in the description.♪♪♪A couple weeks ago, we told you about two newer,faster-spreading variants of the COVID-19 virus.Well, scientists have been hard at work,and we now…

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