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Russia’s Sputnik V protects against severe COVID-19 from Delta variant, study shows

Russia’s Sputnik V vaccine is holding up well against the Delta variant, a paper posted yesterday on the preprint server medRxiv shows. The study of nearly 14,000 people showed the two-dose vaccine reduces the risk of hospitalization with COVID-19 by 81% and helped prevent severe lung injury. Surges of COVID-19 in many […]

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COVID-19 Delta Variant Reaches Wuhan as China Battles Widest Outbreak Since Disease Emerged in 2019

hina is confronting its broadest Covid-19 outbreak since coronavirus first emerged there in late 2019, with the delta variant spreading to places that had been virus-free for months, including the original epicenter of Wuhan. Delta has broken through the country’s virus defenses, which are some of the strictest in the […]

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