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Two rare Omicron types reclassified as COVID variants of concern in UK

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Two rare types of Omicron have been reclassified as COVID variants of concern in the UK.
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Moderna Says New Booster , Shows 'Superior' Omicron Response. NPR reports Moderna claims its most recent vaccine candidate has shown a "superior neutralizing antibody response" when compared to its first vaccine. It is "bivalent," engineered to target two different antigens. Per NPR, Moderna intends to make its newest booster available in fall 2022. We are submitting our preliminary data and analysis to regulators with the hope that the Omicron-containing bivalent booster will be available in the late summer. , StΓ©phane Bancel, Moderna CEO, via statement. Due to a higher antibody response, Moderna believes its newest vaccine will offer protection that is "more durable over time" against Omicron. Due to a higher antibody response, Moderna believes its newest vaccine will offer protection that is "more durable over time" against Omicron. Moderna officials think their new vaccine could potentially offer protection for one year. As new variants continuously arise, Moderna officials hope the new bivalent vaccine can counter the more contagious strains taking hold in the United States. As new variants continuously arise, Moderna officials hope the new bivalent vaccine can counter the more contagious strains taking hold in the United States. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), two new subvariants of Omicron, BA.4 and BA.5, are spreading quickly across the country. Experts say another wave of coronavirus is bound to occur next winter as cold weather drives citizens back indoors

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The Indian SARS-CoV-2 Genomics Consortium (INSACOG) confirmed on Sunday that the first cases of Omicron's sub-variants BA.4 and BA.5 of the coronavirus have been detected in the country. the first case was reported in Tamil Nadu and the other cases have been detected in Telangana. #OmicronSubvariant #CasesInIndia #Live

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Long COVID Can Affect Children, and Infants, Study Shows. Long COVID Can Affect Children, and Infants, Study Shows. The study was published on June 22 in the journal 'The Lancet Child & Adolescent Health.'. The research included 44,000 children in Denmark ages zero to 14. Long COVID can cause symptoms such as headaches, mood swings and exhaustion. The study found those who had tested positive for COVID-19 were more likely to have long-term symptoms not present before testing positive. Researchers found common symptoms vary by age. . Mood swings, rashes and stomach aches were most common in children ages 3 and younger. Children ages 4 to 11 were prone to experience problems with concentration and memory. 12- to 14-year-olds most notably experienced mood swings and fatigue. Our findings align with previous studies of long COVID and adolescents showing that although the chances of children experiencing long COVID is low... , Selina Kikkenborg Berg, study co-author, via CNN. ... especially compared to the control group, it must be recognized and treated seriously. , Selina Kikkenborg Berg, study co-author, via CNN

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COVID infections rise in all four UK nations as around 1.7 million had virus last week

Around 1.7 million people are estimated to have had coronavirus last week, up 23% from 1.4 million the previous week, the Office for National Statistics said.
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