COVID News - August 12th Vaccines versus The Variants
A digital event from The Economist discusses injections, infections, vaccines, and variants around the world:
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Canadian researchers are among the many scientists around the world finding ways to meet the challenges presented by the coronavirus pandemic. Here is a small sample of research at home and abroad:
News you can trust because we have checked it for you first. The facts and figures around the pandemic change rapidly so we will be updating this section regularly. Here are some headlines for August 12th.
Listen: Kids and the Delta variant. In the United States, 200 children per day with COVID-19 are ending up in hospital. While the number of deaths is relatively low, there are ways to protect children from contracting the disease and to manage the long COVID effect from those who recover.
What should I know about the delta variant? Vaccinated people can spread the Delta variant - even if they are not sick. Controlling the spread means following public health precautions and making sure more people at home and abroad are vaccinated.