Israeli scientists have developed a rapid cost-effective test that identifies two of the mutated Covid-19 strains, Ben Gurion University (BGU) in southern Israel said.
New research finds that the British variant of the coronavirus is “likely” to be linked to a higher risk of hospitalisation and death, laying bare the danger facing countries that ease restrictions.
Developers of the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine expect to have a modified jab to cope with the South Africa coronavirus variant by autumn, the vaccine's lead researcher said Sunday.
An influential Covid-19 model has predicted a possible spring spike in coronavirus deaths in the United States if emerging variants rapidly spread and people let down their guard against the virus.
A devastating outbreak linked to the UK Covid-19 variant at a care home in Canada's Toronto city has now infected more than 300 individuals, heightening fears of community spread, according to...
Israeli Interior Minister Aryeh Deri said that the country will close its border crossings with Egypt and Jordan in an effort to curb the entry of new Covid-19 strains.
Prince William says he is concerned about the mental health of UK ambulance drivers, police officers and other first responders who are being exposed to extraordinary levels of trauma and death as...
The United Kingdom is banning travel from the whole of South America and Portugal amid concerns over a new variant of the coronavirus in Brazil, authorities here announced.
The total number of persons infected with the mutant strain of COVID-19 from the UK reached 109 on Thursday, informed the Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare.
Sri Lanka has detected the new strain of the Covid-19 virus after a British national who has arrived here recently tested positive for the new variant, Chief Epidemiologist of the Health Ministry's...