WHO warns COVID infections rising fast and under-reported

The UN health agency WHO confirmed on Friday (January 5, 2024) that coronavirus numbers are spiking globally and that we “should expect more cases” in the coming winter months in the northern hemisphere. Latest data from the World Health Organization covering the four weeks to 17 December indicated a 52 per cent increase in infections […]

Scientists find ongoing brain injury caused by COVID-19 may not always be detected by routine tests

A new study published December 22 in Nature Communications details that markers of brain injury are present in the blood many months after COVID-19 infection, despite inflammation blood tests being normal. The findings represent a major output from the University of Liverpool and King’s College London led COVID-19 Clinical Neuroscience Study (COVID-CNS) and also involves […]

COVID-19: Singapore records highest weekly hospitalisation and ICUs admission for 2023

Singapore is witnessing a surge in Covid-19 cases currently. In the past week, the country registered the highest number of weekly hospitalisation and ICU admission in the current year, as per the Ministry of Health. Recent data showed that 965 new Covid-19 patients were admitted to hospitals between December 10 and 16. As many as […]

COVID-19: WHO marks JN.1 as “variant of interest”

The World Health Organization (WHO) on Tuesday (December 19, 2023) designated COVID-19 variant JN.1 as a “variant of interest”. Cases of JN.1 infected patients are rising across several countries. WHO designated it as a separate variant of interest (VOI) from the parent lineage BA.2.86. WHO posted on X: “It was previously classified as VOI as […]

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