New Corona Virus Variants Affect Vaccines and Other Popular News – So far there have been concerns that the new variant of the corona virus will reduce the effectiveness of the Covid-19 vaccine. This was one of the things expressed by top US doctor Anthony Fauci.

Meanwhile, there are easy and fast ways to detect Covid-19. Namely by touching the chest and back. The two news items are the most popular news on the health channel. Here is the other most popular news.

1. Anthony Fauci Calls the New Variant of Corona Virus Reducing the Effectiveness of Vaccines

The appearance of the new corona virus (COVID-19), credit: NIAID-RML

Thursday (21/1/2021), White House health adviser, Anthony Fauci, said new data suggests the Covid-19 vaccine currently on the market may not be very effective against the new strain of corona virus.

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After scientists knew that there was a variant of the new corona virus circulating in Britain, South Africa and Brazil, they immediately conducted research to find out information about the strain.

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2. Quick and Easy, Check for Symptoms of Covid-19 by Touching the Chest and Back

Illustration of checking body temperature through the chest (shutterstock)
Illustration of checking body temperature through the chest (shutterstock)

There are many symptoms of the Covid-19 corona virus that must be watched out for, so that they can be detected early at home. Some of the main symptoms are a high temperature accompanied by a cough and difficulty breathing.

You can tell your body temperature has risen if you take it with a thermometer. You can also touch the chest and back to feel the body hotter than usual or not.

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3. Only from urine, doctors can diagnose prostate cancer in men

Illustration of a person consulting prostate problems to a doctor.  (Shutterstock)
Illustration of a person consulting prostate problems to a doctor. (Shutterstock)

Prostate cancer is the most common cancer among men. Doctors diagnose cancer in patients generally based on PDA, a cancer factor in the blood.

However, because the diagnostic accuracy is only 30%, most patients will have to undergo an additional invasive biopsy.

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4. Beware of the New Corona Virus Variant, Beijing Conducts a Mass Covid-19 Test

Illustration of Covid-19 Test.  (Shutterstock)
Illustration of Covid-19 Test. (Shutterstock)

The Chinese government is wary of the emergence of a new variant of the Corona virus which is said to be more easily transmitted.

Reported by ANTARA, Beijing held mass COVID-19 tests in several districts on Friday (22/1/2021), while Shanghai conducted tests on all hospital staff.

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5. Watch out, cold feet could be a symptom of these 7 health problems!

Illustration of cold feet.  (Shutterstock)
Illustration of cold feet. (Shutterstock)

Have you ever had your feet suddenly feel cold even though the weather is normal at that time? Cold feet can be interpreted as a response to temperature, but in this case, it could be a response to a certain medical condition that requires treatment.

Cold feet can be a sign or symptom if the person has certain diseases. Reporting from WebMD, there are several other symptoms that may appear along with cold feet and indicate a medical condition. This is in between.

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