Preprint: Infectivity and immune escape of the new coronavirus variant of interest C.37 Lambda

“We also observed that the spike protein of the Lambda variant presented increased infectivity when compared with the spike protein of the Alpha and Gamma variants, both of them with reported increased infectivity and transmissibility....More...

The highest ever #coronavirus daily case rates recorded on Planet Earth – and it’s not India or Brazil

The highest ever daily country case figure for coronavirus on Planet Earth was recorded in The Seychelles in May 2021....More...

60 million confirmed #coronavirus infections globally, and the rate is still increasing

There have now been more than 60,000,000 confirmed coronavirus infections globally and the infection rate is still increasing.… ...More...

Chinese expert call for #COVID circuit-breaker amid cases related to frozen food imports

China has seen a continuous rise in cases of contaminated frozen food from overseas and patients of coronavirus infections related to the import industry, which prompted Chinese health experts to suggest an expanded testing scale and a circuit-breaker mechanism for imports like that for international flights.… ...More...