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Omicron Lowers Hospitalisation and Mortality Compared With Delta

The Omicron variant of SARS-CoV-2 is associated with significantly lower risks of hospitalisation and mortality compared with the Delta variant, according to the largest study to date to directly compare outcomes. Researchers in a multicentre UK team led by Imperial College London, the MRC Biostatistics Unit at the University of […]

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Delta Variant Increases Hospitalisation but Vaccines Continue to Protect

The Delta variant of COVID-19 is associated with approximately double the risk of hospitalisation compared with the Alpha variant, according to a new nationwide study published as a research letter in The Lancet. Two vaccine doses still provide strong protection against the Delta variant but it may be at a lower […]

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