Canada In Israel, there are first signs that BionTech also reached against the Corona variant Omikron an efficacy of 90 percent
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apparently there are first signs that the Corona vaccine is also effective against the omikron variant. People who are fully vaccinated or have already received their refresh vaccination, were probably well protected by them, the Israeli Health Minister Nitzan Horowitz announced on Tuesday..
"In the coming days, we will have more accurate information about the effectiveness of the vaccine against Omicron, but there is already a reason for optimism, and there is first evidence that those who are vaccinated with a still valid vaccine or with a refresh vaccine. Also protected from this variant, "he said according to the 'Jerusalem Post' during a visit to the Soroka Medical Center in the big city of Be'er Scheva. "The vaccines are really crucial now," says Horowitz. The SPD politician Karl Lauderbach had also made aware of the report via Twitter:
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Omicron, also known as B.1.1.529 was designated by the World Health Organization as a variant of concern earlier Friday after reports of the virus' spread across South Africa.Federal Health Minister Jean-Yves Duclos announced Friday afternoon that the Canadian government would be introducing a total of five measures to limit the spread of the new variant — including entry to foreign nationals who’ve travelled through a handful of African countries in the past 14 days.
in Israel there is evidence that Biontech also has 90% effectiveness against Omicron. So far, the data has not been published. Tomorrow I try to learn more about ISR colleagues.- Karl Lauterbach (@karl_lauterbach) BionTech vaccine according to the first data only slightly less effective than against delta variant
later in the evening it also has a report of the Israeli Television stations Channel 12 given, consequently, the BionTech vaccine against the omikron variant is only slightly less effective than against delta. He prevented an omikron infection to 90 percent - in the delta variant, the report was still 95 percent. In addition, he prevented a serious course for boomed sufferers, writes the "Jerusalem Post".
of the Leyen: Experts need time for analysis of Corona variant Omikron
EU Commission President Ursula von der Leyen has called for compliance with Corona protective measures to give scientists in the analysis of the new coronavirus variant Omikron's time. Scientists and manufacturers needed "Two to three weeks to get a complete picture of the quality of mutations of this omikron variant," said by the Leyen on Saturday during a visit to the Latvian capital Riga.
Nevertheless, the new variant is also about 1.3 times as infectious like delta. That's not as much as experts feared. However, glooms with omikron would have the data after a 2.4 times higher risk to develop a serious course.
According to the Ministry of Health, the Ministry itself was not yet in possession of the data published by Channel 12. Sharon Alroy Prize, the head of public health, gave, said data would expect to be passed on to Israel on Tuesday of South Africa.
Alroy Prize declared "Jerusalem Post" that the rapid spread of the omikron variant in South Africa so far is the greatest cause for concern. The infection numbers there were climbed within ten days from 200 to 2000 cases. But vacancies have been more likely to develop mild symptoms, she said - but also pointed out that this is a preliminary findings.
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