Study: 90% of new crown infections in Russia in April were caused by the “lucky” delta variant

Study: 90% of new crown infections in Russia in April were caused by the “lucky” delta variant Scientists from Skoltech and their colleagues studied the genetic makeup of the leading strain of COVID-19, the delta strain. According to their introduction, different from many other countries, there is only one virus subtype in this country, which has quickly become the culprit of the vast majority of cases. The team concluded that this may have occurred entirely by accident, not because the subspecies was more infectious or immune resistant. The results of the study point out that in the early…

China’s first anti COVID-19 specific drug was approved for sale, effective for many variants such as delta

This approval is based on the phase 3 clinical trial of activ-2 supported by the National Institutes of Health (NIH), including the positive interim and final results of 847 enrolled patients. The final results showed that compared with placebo, ambacizumab / romisizumab combination therapy could reduce the risk of hospitalization and death in high-risk new crown outpatients by 80% (the interim result was 78%), which was statistically significant