Articles about Shahid Jameel

Delta Plus now 'Variant of Concern,' over 40 cases reported

23 Jun 2021

India
Delta Plus now 'Variant of Concern,' over 40 cases reported

AY.1 or Delta Plus, a new variant of the coronavirus, has been categorized as a "Variant of Concern" by the Indian government, reports said, leveling up from its previous status as a "Variant of Interest."

Delta Plus: All about the new COVID-19 variant

22 Jun 2021

India
Delta Plus: All about the new COVID-19 variant

AY.1 or Delta Plus, a relatively new variant of the novel coronavirus, is being considered highly-contagious and leading to concerns over a fresh outbreak in the United Kingdom.

COVID-19: Virologist Shahid Jameel resigns from government's genome sequencing group

17 May 2021

India
COVID-19: Virologist Shahid Jameel resigns from government's genome sequencing group

Eminent virologist Dr. Shahid Jameel has resigned as the head of the Indian SARS-CoV-2 Genomics Consortium (INSACOG), the scientific advisory group coordinating the country's genome sequencing work.

Complacency, more testing, "re-opened" economy driving India's coronavirus spike

31 Aug 2020

India
Complacency, more testing, "re-opened" economy driving India's coronavirus spike

India, the third worst-infected nation, on Sunday recorded nearly 80,000 new coronavirus cases — a first for the nation, but, not entirely surprising. For the last four days, ending Sunday, the country has been recording over 70,000 cases daily.