Tag: delta variant

Unvaccinated people 11 times more likely to die from COVID-19, CDC Director

September 13, 2021

A new report from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has indicated that the COVID-19 vaccines still hold strong against the Delta variant (Delta) of the coronavirus. The report, which offered insights into the effect of Delta on vaccine effectiveness, further stated that vaccinated people were less likely to suffer hospitalisation or […]

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COVID-19 vaccination effective against delta variant, researchers say

August 20, 2021

Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis (WUSTL) have found that the delta variant of the virus causing COVID-19 is not more resistant to antibodies elicited by vaccination. According to WUSTL associate professor of medicine Dr. Jacco Boon, the delta variant is “[not evidently] better at overcoming vaccine-induced immunity compared to other […]

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