Omicron, a more contagious, yet milder variant?

FISABIO researcher Alma Bracho and doctor and researcher Salvador Macip analyse what we know about the omicron coronavirus variant.

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GVA

2021: Pandemic, vaccines, and variants

COVID-19 has been the focus of media information. In this compilation, we collect a series of articles that have helped us reflect on the pandemic.

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A peaking virus

While it would be unwise to consider SARS-CoV-2 as evolutionarily exhausted, it is beginning to struggle to find new evolutionary improvements.

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Lukas souza - Plane Covid 19

A pandemic summer (again)

The author reminds us that we are going into a pandemic summer and the situation will remain for a long time. We must be optimist, but remain cautious.

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tuberculosis

Pandemics

On 24 March 1882, Robert Koch announced his discovery of the Mycobacterium that causes tuberculosis.

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vacunació infantil

Why is there no plan at the moment to vaccinate children against COVID-19?

Maria Garcés-Sánchez, specialist in paediatrics and researcher in the Vaccines Area at FISABIO, explains why vaccinating children against COVID-19 is not a priority at the moment.

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coronavirus vaccine

Can we still catch and spread COVID-19 even if we are vaccinated?

The vaccine protects us against severe forms of COVID-19, but does it prevent us from catching it or infecting others?

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virus names

A matter of virus names

The WHO published recommendations on how to name new infectious diseases to avoid stigmatising a country, community, or economic sector.

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Viruses: are they alive?

An analysis of our historical relationship with viruses to understand the reactions to the present pandemic.

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Lock-down astronomy

The street lights prevent us from gazing at their wonders and phenomena of the night sky.

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