The Covid jab data which reveals one VERY surprising detail about pandemic deaths - and it's certain to spark HUGE debate
Victorian government releases surprising data on Covid deaths so far in 2022 Sixty-eight per cent of the total 1,742 deaths were among vaccinated Victorians The unvaccinated made up 32 per cent of Covid deaths in the state this year There were nearly 10 times as many deaths from an Omicron strain as Delta
The NHS in Wirral is encouraging parents of 5 to 15-year-olds to take advantage of time off school to get their COVID-19 vaccine during the May half term. As schools across the North West take their half-term breaks from next week, parents of children aged 5 and over can choose from community vaccination sites in the area.
Office for National Statistics says cases are trending in the right direction though 1 million are still infected Two new Omicron sub-variants responsible for increase in Covid cases in South Africa Covid cases in England have fallen for the second consecutive week, according to official figures. The Office for National Statistics said in its latest update on Friday that, in the week ending to 21 May, around 1.6 per cent of the population (or one in 60 people) had tested positive for the virus in England.
Total infections are down 78% since the peak of the Omicron BA.2 wave. Covid-19 infections are continuing to fall in most parts of the UK but have risen slightly in Scotland, figures show. A total of 1.1 million people in private households across the UK are estimated to have had the virus in the week to May 21, according to the Office for National Statistics (ONS).
The coronavirus variant that is now dominant in the United States is a member of the Omicron family, but scientists say it spreads faster than its Omicron predecessors, is adept at escaping immunity and might possibly cause more serious disease. Why? Because it combines properties of both Omicron and Delta, the nation's dominant variant in the middle of last year.
Could monkeypox mutate? Why virus could change like Covid - and what happens if it spreads to animals
Monkeypox is mainly spread by wild animals in parts of west or central Africa and can be caught from infected wild animals , with the virus - usually confined to Africa - also being confirmed in a number of other countries across the globe. Given that we’ve only just scrapped the last remaining Covid rules, it’s no surprise that many of us are questioning whether the monkeypox outbreak could lead us into another lockdown.
Omicron variant: Why reinfections of UK’s dominant Covid strain are set to rise after six month lull
Covid reinfections are set to jump as immunity from previous infections declines sharply, a leading pandemic analyst has warned. Six months after Omicron became the dominant variant in the UK, reinfections are starting to increase, according to Professor Tim Spector, of King’s College London, who runs the ZOE Covid study app.
The pandemic has caused wait lists for pediatric surgeries to balloon, with more delays caused by Omicron waves. Thousands of children are waiting months too long for surgeries in Ontario — most beyond the safe clinical window — prompting pediatric experts to demand additional funding to help clear the pandemic-fuelled backlog
COVID-19 is fulfilling its fate as one of the world's deadliest plagues, and it's becoming increasingly clear few will come out of the pandemic unscathed. But as new variants emerge and immunity wanes over time, secondary infections are also becoming increasingly common. The Omicron variant has driven the most recent wave of coronavirus infections, asserting itself as the dominant strain.
Inspectors mark down two key services at James Cook after 'one of most challenging winters ever experienced'
Surgery and medical care were both judged to require improvement at James Cook University Hospital after CQC visits in February Two key services at a Teesside hospital have seen their ratings downgraded - with staff shortages and troubles feeding patients properly flagged by inspectors. Surgery and medical care at James Cook University Hospital were both found wanting after inspections by the (CQC) in February.
Fears have risen that the more transmissible strain is now building momentum in the country after two previous cases were reported by Chief Medical Officer Dr Tony Holohan earlier this month Two further cases of the BA.4 Covid variant of concern have been recorded in Ireland. Fears have risen that the more transmissible strain is now building momentum in the country after two previous cases were reported by Chief Medical Officer Dr Tony Holohan earlier this month.
Another form of the Omicron subvariant BA.2 has become the dominant version among new U.S. coronavirus cases, according to federal estimates on Tuesday, a development that experts had forecast over the last few weeks. There was no indication yet that the new subvariant, known as BA.2.12.1, causes more severe disease than earlier forms did.
ANOTHER 36 monkeypox cases have been detected in the UK, bringing the total number of infections to 56. As one of the main symptoms of the "rare infection" is a rash, Express.co.uk looks at how to tell the difference between monkeypox and a Covid rash.
When the government ended free tests, daily case numbers became less reliable. What else can we look at? For almost two years we’ve been glued to a set of numbers: the grim trio of cases, hospitalisations and deaths that defined coronavirus in the UK.
Three doses of the Pfizer Inc. and BioNTech SE Covid-19 vaccine were 80% effective at preventing symptomatic Covid-19 and generated a robust immune response in children ages 6 months to 5 years old, the companies said. The vaccine was also found to be safe and well-tolerated among the children in the study, the companies said Monday.
BA.4 and BA.5 have been added to the list of "variants of concern”. No matter how ‘normal’ things might feel sometimes, Covid – and the pandemic – still rages on. And actually, the strains of coronavirus are evolving like never before. We even have five different types of Omicron making the rounds now.
Over the past year, the International Consolidated Airlines Group (LSE:IAG) share price has fallen by 35%. It struggled last summer, with Omicron still causing problems for the industry in general. I don’t think the company is out of the woods by any means, but I can see several reasons why the IAG share price could move higher over the summer.
According to Chief Medical Officer Dr Tony Holohan, two cases of BA.4, a subvariant of the Omicron strain, were detected earlier this month Two new cases of BA.4 subvariant of the Omicron strain have been detected in Ireland, according to Dr Tony Holohan. It is understood that the new cases of the Covid-19 variant of concern were identified earlier this month.
According to Chief Medical Officer Dr Tony Holohan, two cases of BA.4, a subvariant of the Omicron strain, were detected earlier this month The first case of a new Covid-19 variant of concern has been detected in the Republic of Ireland. The new variants BA.4 and BA.5 were designated as variants of concern by the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) earlier this month.