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# SARS-CoV-2

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# SARS-CoV-2
What we know about the surge of the Indian coronavirus variant in England
And how widespread is in Ireland?
# Covid-19
Pfizer CEO says there is 'encouraging' data on whether its vaccine stops Covid transmission
“We know that in animals, [there is] significant protection from transferring the virus,” Dr Albert Bourla told an the EPP Group health event.
# SARS-CoV-2
Travel ban to apply to visitors from both UK and South Africa until 6 January
Both variants are feared to be more transmissible, and research is ongoing.
# SARS-CoV-2
Here's a list of 'higher risk' settings and activities that allow Covid-19 to spread
Hiqa has advised NPHET on the higher-risk settings and factors linked with the spread of the novel coronavirus.
# SARS-CoV-2
Coronavirus vaccine should be available to Irish public by mid-2021, Martin says
Taoiseach Micheál Martin said it would be available to priority groups before then.
# SARS-CoV-2
China's Covid-19 vaccine candidate is safe and prompts antibody response - early results from study
This vaccine includes the killed virus mixed with aluminium hydroxide, which is known to boost immune responses.
# dr tedros
WHO says there may never be a 'silver bullet' for new coronavirus
WHO director-general Dr Tedros urged governments to focus on testing, distancing, and face masks.
# SARS-CoV-2
Coronavirus: Vaccine found to be 'safe and induces an immune reaction' in early stages of UK trial
Researchers at Oxford University described the results as encouraging but said “there is still much work to be done”.
# coronavirus facts
Covid-19: An employment law specialist explains issues around sick leave and working remotely
It’s a murky area of Irish law when it comes to the novel coronavirus.
# the basics
Covid-19 Explained: TCD's lead virus expert on match bans, self-isolation, and hand washing
Are you washing your hands for 20 seconds?
# Advice
Covid-19 Explained: The government's top coronavirus expert on what you need to know
Dr Cillian De Gascun is a medical virologist, and chair of the HSE’s Coronavirus Expert Advisory Group,