Preprint: Enhanced Fusogenicity of BA.4, BA.5 and BA.2.12.1

“We found that the new Omicron subvariants BA.4/5 and BA.2.12.1 were more resistant to neutralization by mRNA-vaccinated and boosted health care worker sera and Omicron-BA.1-wave patient sera than were the BA.1 and BA.2 variants.”...More...

Spain: Fully boosted healthcare worker reinfected with SARs-CoV-2 after just 20 days

A fully boosted 31-year-old Spanish woman has contracted two different SARS-CoV-2 variants within three weeks. The 20-day gap between infections is the shortest known....More...

EMA: “Too early to consider using a fourth dose of mRNA COVID-19 vaccines”

The European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) and EMA’s COVID-19 task force (ETF) have concluded that it is too early to consider using a fourth dose of mRNA COVID-19 vaccines (Pfizer’s Comirnaty and Moderna’s Spikevax) in the general population....More...

Preprint: MSH3 omohlogy and potential recombination link to SARS-CoV-2 furin cleavage site

“A BLAST search revealed that a 19 nucleotide portion of the SARS.Cov2 genome encompassing the furin cleavage site is a 100% complementary match to a codon-optimized proprietary sequence that is the reverse complement of the human mutS homolog (MSH3)”

“A BLAST search for the 12-nucleotide insertion led us to a 100% reverse match in a proprietary sequence (SEQ ID11652, nt 2751-2733) found in the US patent 9,587,003 filed on Feb....More...

Denmark: Covid cases and hospitalizations by vaccine status *33 UPDATES*

A new thread that will be watching Denmark’s Covid figures. It follows an update to their dashboard on the 10th February 2022 that added more than 20,000 new unvaccinated cases to the previous day’s total....More...

Denmark: Unvaccinated infections double overnight!

Denmark has updated its Covid dashboard overnight and, as if by magic, they seem to have conjured up 20,245 unvaccinated people to add to their infection statistics, almost doubling the previous figure....More...