Covid19

The battle against RSV in schools recalls the fight against COVID-19

The battle against RSV in schools recalls the fight against COVID-19

Schools are bracing for another winter marked by mass illness, as respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) continues to climb among children, prompting precautions to mirror those seen during COVID-19. Settings for younger children, such as daycares and pre-K programs, face a potential “triple epidemic” of RSV, COVID-19 and influenza this season. For the majority of adults …

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What is BQ1.1.  ?  An emerging and worrying COVID-19 variant to watch

What is BQ1.1. ? An emerging and worrying COVID-19 variant to watch

While the contagion levels of the new subvariants raise concerns, an even more worrying aspect is the resistance of BQ.1.1 to our natural antibodies and certain antibody therapies. (File image) As Canadians are urged to get their COVID-19 and flu shots, many are wondering when the pandemic will end. As colder weather sets in, COVID-19 …

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New subvariants, family reunions may bring more Covid-19 after holidays, but experts don't expect big surge |  CNN

New subvariants, family reunions may bring more Covid-19 after holidays, but experts don’t expect big surge | CNN

CNN — As millions of Americans travel to reunite with friends and family over the coming days, chances are Covid-19 will follow. Experts expect Thanksgiving gatherings to stir up social media and give new coronavirus subvariants new pockets of vulnerable people to infect. As a result, cases and hospitalizations may increase after the holidays, as …

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