Yerevan State Medical University after Mkhitar Heratsi has presented the preliminary results of COVID-19-related research, which has been carried out by university specialists since May 2020 in cooperation with YSMU young researchers, clinical residents, students.
A total of 8,000 tests were performed on about 1,500 patients who overcame COVID-19 infection. Participants in the research were monitored for one year on a monthly basis and continue to be monitored.
The result showed that COVID-19 is indeed a new coronavirus infection. In 6-7% of cases, no antibodies were found after the disease. However, there were cases, where antibodies remained in COVID-19 patients for more than a year.
In one case a person with antibodies caught the infection again.
Armenia has received a donation of 27 500 doses of AstraZeneca vaccines from Lithuania. EU Civil Protection Mechanism was activated in order to support the transportation of the vaccine cargo, the EU Delegation to Armenia reports.
Lithuania’s Ambassador to Armenia Inga Stanytė-Toločkienė, the Chargé d’affaires a.i. at the EU Delegation to Armenia Jan Plešinger, and the RA Deputy Minister of Health Lena Nanushyan officially received the donation in the National Centre for Disease Control and Prevention.
“The donation by Lithuania and activation of the EU Civil Prote
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PanARMENIAN.Net – More than 770 coronavirus patients in Armenia are in serious or critical condition, Health Minister Anahit Avanesyan told a Cabinet meeting on Thursday, September 2.
Avanesyan said some 10% of all the Covid-19 tests performed in the country return positive, noting that the new Delta variant is highly contagious and comes with more severe consequences. According to her, young people too are becoming seriously ill. An 18-year-old youth, for example, is currently receiving treatment in the intensive care ward, she said.</p
The European Union and the World Health Organization handed over 30 medical refrigerators for vaccine storage to the Ministry of Health of the Republic of Armenia.
The Chargé d’affaires a.i., EU Delegation to Armenia Jan Plešinger, RA Deputy Minister of Health Lena Nanushyan, and the Special Representative of WHO in Armenia were at the National Center for Disease Control to receive the equipment and discuss the upcoming procurement and technical assistance.