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Maria D. Van Kerkhove is an American infectious disease epidemiologist. With a background in high threat pathogens, Van Kerkhove specializes in emerging infectious diseases and is based in the Health Emergencies Program at the World Health Organization.
New Covid variant detected in France not a threat yet: WHO
Geneva, Jan 7 The new Covid-19 variant called B.1.640, which was detected by French researchers and is probably ... ...
Omicron detected in 38 countries but Delta remains dominant COVID-19 variant, says WHO
Maria Van Kerkhove, the technical lead of COVID-19 response at WHO's Emergency Diseases Unit, said on Friday that the Omicron strain of coronavirus has been identified in 38 countries, but Delta remains the dominant variant of COVID-19, reported Sput ...
Covid vax will likely prevent disease, death regardless of variant: WHO
New Delhi, Dec 2 Amid concerns of vaccine escape by the new super mutant Omicron variant of the ... ...
Omicron may soon outrun Delta cases in South Africa
New Delhi, Dec 2 The newly detected super mutant Omicron variant is most likely to outcompete Covid infections ... ...
Omicron Covid variant: Israel bars tourists, reimposes quarantine rules
Israel is banning the entry of foreigners for two weeks to prevent the spread of the new Omicron coronavirus strain, local media reports said on Sunday. ...
COVID vaccine booster doses will be required, immediate studies needed, says top AIIMS doctor
Emphasising on the requirement of a booster dose of COVID-19 vaccines, a top doctor at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) called for immediate studies to be commenced to ascertain its effectiveness on various age groups. ...
Coronavirus known to mutate, can't lower guards: Expert
Following the reports of the emergence of a new novel variant of coronavirus in South Africa, a senior consultant of a Delhi Hospital on Friday said the virus is known to mutate and urged people not to lower guards against COVID. ...
France suspends all flights from Southern Africa due to new COVID-19 variant
France on Friday suspended flights arriving from the southern African region for 48 hours amid rising concern about a new COVID-19 variant detected in South Africa. ...