Different SARS-CoV-2 variants may give rise to different long COVID symptoms, study suggests

Italian study of long-COVID patients suggests those infected with the Alpha variant experienced different neurological and emotional symptoms compared to those who contracted the original form of SARS-CoV-2 Authors: EUROPEAN SOCIETY OF CLINICAL MICROBIOLOGY AND INFECTIOUS DISEASES 24-MAR-2022 New research to be presented at this year’s European Congress of Clinical Microbiology & Infectious Diseases (ECCMID) […]

Delta is surging, but is another variant on the way? Here’s what to know about lambda

Ben Sessoms, The Charlotte Observer   The delta variant is by far the dominant strain of the coronavirus in North Carolina and the rest of the country, but experts say there are also other variants to watch. Before delta, there was alpha, beta and gamma. Now there is another, lambda, which is primarily spreading in South America. […]

Deadly Lambda variant could be vaccine-resistant, new study says

Authors: By Hannah Sparks As the US struggles to suppress the rapidly advancing coronavirus Delta variant, new evidence has emerged that the latest Lambda mutation — ravaging parts of South America — won’t be slowed by vaccines. In a July 28 report appearing on bioRxiv, where the study awaits peer review prior to getting published, researchers in […]