Tag: delta variant

Variants of Interest

The World Health Organization and medical experts are keeping an eye on new variants as the pandemic simmers on.

/ September 8, 2021
SARS-CoV-2 delta variant

Are vaccines driving the emergence of “escape mutant” variants of COVID-19?

Geert Vanden Bossche is back, and this time he's blaming COVID-19 vaccines for driving the evolution of more dangerous "escape variants" of SARS-CoV-2, the coronavirus that causes the disease, that are capable of evading vaccine-induced immunity. As antivaxxers making this argument always do, unfortunately, he ignores the much larger problem in which free circulation of the virus is a far more powerful...

/ August 16, 2021

The Delta Variant

The emergence of the delta variant of SARS-CoV-2, leading to more cases of COVID-19, is a reminder that we have not won this race against the pandemic yet.

/ June 23, 2021