Tag: Delta

Biomarker, Innovation

Menarini unveils CoronaMeltVAR kit to detect Covid-19 and Omicron variant

January 18, 2022


Menarini Diagnostics has introduced its new CE-IVD real-time PCR kit, CoronaMeltVAR, for detecting SARS CoV-2 and identifying the Omicron variant. The kit is designed to detect viral RNA from oropharyngeal, nasopharyngeal and saliva swabs and provides results in less than […]


Coronavirus company news summary – World Wide Labz and Baebies to provide Covid-19 RT-PCR testing – US CDC mulls negative Covid-19 test for asymptomatic individuals

January 3, 2022


A CLIA certified laboratory in the US, World Wide Clinical Labz, and Baebies have collaborated to provide ultra-rapid real-time reverse transcription-polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) testing for Covid-19. As against traditional RT-PCR test results that are reported after a minimum of […]


The Omicron Variant Appears Less Likely to Cause Severe COVID-19 Illness Than Delta

December 23, 2021

Via: Time Health

Preliminary data suggest that people with the omicron variant of the coronavirus are between 50% and 70% less likely to need hospitalization than those with the delta strain, Britain’s public health agency said Thursday. The U.K. Health Security Agency findings […]

Innovation, Research

New Delta sublineage shows no additional resistance to neutralization

November 11, 2021

Via: The Medical News

Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) has caused over five million deaths and has spread to nearly every country in the world. When the disease first emerged, many countries were forced to enact costly and restrictive measures to prevent the spread of […]