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World’s longest known Covid infection lasted for 505 days in UK patient

London | An immunocompromised UK patient suffered the longest known days, 505, with Covid infections, claim researchers. Previously the longest known PCR confirmed case is thought to be 335 days. Researchers at the King’s College London and Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust studied nine immunocompromised patients, between March 2020 and December 2021, who tested […]

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New versions of Omicron that may outpace BA.2 found

New York | Scientists have found 21 viral offspring linked with BA.2 that may outpace the most successful subvariant of Omicron variant so far. BA.2 has been picking up mutations, sometimes shifting into sleeker and, incredibly, even faster versions of itself, CNN reported. While most of the mutations look like underachievers, and of little consequence, two […]