Delta Variant

The Delta Variant: What You Should Know

Don’t let Delta and other variants slow our progress in the fight against COVID-19. When the virus continues to spread, there are more opportunities for the virus to change and for new variants to emerge. FDA-authorized COVID-19 vaccines offer protection against currently known variants. Créditos: Comité científico Covid

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Delta Variant Key to Breakthrough Infections in Vaccinated Israelis

Pfizer announced Thursday that it will seek US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) authorization for a booster shot of its COVID-19 vaccine as the company acknowledges its two-dose vaccine has shown waning effectiveness against the Delta variant. In a statement, the company said it will seek an emergency use authorization […]

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Vaccinated Israelis May Need to Quarantine Because of Delta Variant

JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Israel empowered health officials on Wednesday to quarantine anyone deemed to have been exposed to an especially infectious variant of COVID-19, even if they were previously vaccinated or recovered from the disease with presumed immunity. The decision followed a warning by Prime Minister Naftali Bennett on Tuesday […]

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Pfizer Says COVID Vaccine Highly Effective Against Delta Variant

JERUSALEM (Reuters) – The Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine is highly effective against the Delta variant of COVID-19, a Pfizer official in Israel said on Thursday. First identified in India, Delta is becoming the globally dominant version of the coronavirus, according to the World Health Organization. “The data we have today, accumulating from […]

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