Oxford vaccine found to be 'less effective' against new variant of COVID-19

Latest News

TRENDING: Irish president’s dog nibbling for attention goes viral

Pakistan Business Council hails UAE for it's support to business community

Remembering Rabindranath Tagore on his 160th birth anniversary

Rahul Gandhi calls Central Vista project 'criminal wastage'

Oxford vaccine found to be 'less effective' against new variant of COVID-19

timestampFeb 08, 2021 authorAlShorts Web Desk

British drugmaker AstraZeneca stated that its vaccine offers 'minimal protection' against mild disease from South Africa variant. The company expects to have a modified jab to cope with the mutant variant. Health officials in Britain are trying to contain the spread of variant first identified in South Africa amid concerns that it is more contagious. More than 100 cases of South African variant have been found in UK.

Latest News

TRENDING: Irish president’s dog nibbling for attention goes viral

Pakistan Business Council hails UAE for it's support to business community

Remembering Rabindranath Tagore on his 160th birth anniversary

Rahul Gandhi calls Central Vista project 'criminal wastage'

advertisement

More News

mild-covid-19-cases:-no-test-required-after-10-days-of-isolation

Mild COVID-19 cases: No test required after 10 days of isolation

Mild COVID-19 cases: No test required after 10 days of isolation May 07, 2021
Read More
covid-19:-brazil-surpasses-15m-mark-govt-to-purchase-extra-100m-vaccines

COVID-19: Brazil surpasses 15m mark, govt to purchase extra 100m vaccines

COVID-19: Brazil surpasses 15m mark, govt to purchase extra 100m vaccinesMay 07, 2021
Read More
covid-19:-russia's-'sputnik-light'-could-prove-to-be-a-heavyweight

COVID-19: Russia's 'Sputnik Light' could prove to be a heavyweight

COVID-19: Russia's 'Sputnik Light' could prove to be a heavyweightMay 06, 2021
Read More
russia-approves-single-shot-covid-19-vaccine-'sputnik-light'

Russia approves single shot COVID-19 vaccine 'Sputnik Light'

Russia approves single shot COVID-19 vaccine 'Sputnik Light'May 06, 2021
Read More
indian-variant-prompts-renewed-curbs-in-sydney

Mask mandate, social distancing norms back in Australia's Sydney

Mask mandate, social distancing norms back in Australia's SydneyMay 06, 2021
Read More
sonu-sood-arranges-oxygen-cylinder-for-suresh-raina's-aunt

Sonu Sood arranges oxygen cylinder for Suresh Raina's aunt

Sonu Sood arranges oxygen cylinder for Suresh Raina's auntMay 06, 2021
Read More
covid:-uae-reports-1724-new-cases-and-3-deaths-while-1682-recovered

COVID: UAE reports 1,724 new cases and 3 deaths, while 1,682 recovered

COVID: UAE reports 1,724 new cases and 3 deaths, while 1,682 recoveredMay 06, 2021
Read More
2-doses-of-pfizer-biontech-vaccine-offers-95percent-protection-finds-study

2 doses of Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine offers 95% protection, finds study

2 doses of Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine offers 95% protection, finds studyMay 06, 2021
Read More
wrong-oxygen-availability-information-shared-on-'delhi-corona'-app

Wrong oxygen availability information shared on ‘Delhi Corona’ app

Wrong oxygen availability information shared on ‘Delhi Corona’ appMay 06, 2021
Read More
india-covid-tally-crosses-21m-records-world's-highest-daily-case-today

India COVID tally crosses 21m, records world's highest daily case today

India COVID tally crosses 21m, records world's highest daily case todayMay 06, 2021
Read More