Russia: Putin asks army to build field hospitals for Covid patients

President Vladimir Putin said that Russia may need the army’s help to build field hospitals for Covid-19 patients as Russia battles a surge in infections that has led to a nationwide workplace shutdown....More...

Russia: #coronavirus revaccination planned for Moscow

Moscow Mayor Sergei Sobyanin has said that revaccination against coronavirus in the capital will take place with the Sputnik Light vaccine, which is also planned to be used to vaccinate labor migrants....More...

USA/UK: 2 separate clades of Delta #coronavirus variant with K417N – AY.1 and AY.2

Through routine scanning of variation in Delta, a small number of sequences were detected which had acquired the spike protein mutation K417N....More...

Russia: New “Moscow” #coronavirus strain is Delta – Московский штамм коронавируса – Дельта

Russian newspapers are still referring to a new “Moscow” strain of Sars-CoV-2, however it seems that the strain may simply be Delta (B.1.617.2)....More...

Countries with increasing #coronavirus rates as of mid June 2021

There are still a large number of countries across the globe where Sars-CoV-2 is increasing as of June 16th 2021 – Great Britain, Colombia, Mongolia, Kuwait, Brazil, South Africa, Russia, Oman, Panama, Tunisia, and Afghanistan have all seen recent surges. ...More...