What is known about new Covid variant XBB.1.5?

What is known about new Covid variant XBB.1.5?

The highly contagious new variant of COVID-19 XBB.1.5 is already dominant in the United States, with numbers doubling every week for the past month. In recent weeks, scientists have reported that the omicron variant, XBB.1.5, which has doubled its contagion rate, from 4% to 41% of new infections during December. In the northeast, experts estimate … Read more

How many Covid variants are there? Explained

How many Covid variants are there

Ground Report | New Delhi: How many Covid variants are there; Virus types or strains occur when there is a change/mutation in the genes of the virus. It is normal and expected for RNA viruses like coronaviruses to evolve and change over time. With the world already battling to bring high rates of infection from … Read more