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Two covid-19 vaccines are 15 per cent less effective against delta

By Michael Le Page A nurse administering a dose of the Pfizer covid-19 vaccine PATRICK T. FALLON/AFP via Getty Images Two doses of either the Pfizer/BioNTech or Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccines provide good protection against symptomatic infections by the delta coronavirus variant, but both vaccines are around 15 per cent less effective against delta than against the… Read More »

Johnson & Johnson Vaccine Protects Against Delta Variant, Company Reports

The Coronavirus Outbreak liveLatest Updates Maps and Cases Delta Variant F.A.Q.s Vaccination Rate Maps Advertisement Continue reading the main story Supported by Continue reading the main story Johnson & Johnson Vaccine Protects Against Delta Variant, Company Reports The vaccine also produced long-lasting immune responses, researchers said. Booster shots seem unnecessary, at least for now. Natalia… Read More »

‘Why we must do everything we can to guard against airborne particles of Covid’

As time goes on we are learning more and more about the transmission of coronavirus, especially in airborne particles – basically by breathing in the virus from the air. When we do that we’re inhaling “aerosols”. Distance is important here and inhalation of virus particles is most likely to happen when we’re close to someone… Read More »