Acta Scientific Microbiology (ISSN: 2581-3226)

Review Article Volume 5 Issue 9

Characterization of the Microbes Isolated from Salacia reticulata Raw Material and its Extract: A Simple Method to Reduce the Microbial Load in Herbal Products

Robert W Buckingham1* and Brittany Adams2

1University of Michigan, Flint, Michigan, United States

2University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia

*Corresponding Author: Robert W Buckingham, Department of Public Health, University of Michigan, Flint, Michigan, United States.

Received: August 08, 2022; Published: August 23, 2022


COVID-19 is an ever-evolving virus. Quickly appearing and disappearing variants make it difficult to keep up with necessary changes in response. In 2021, WHO created a new naming system to help distinguish different variants. It has been crucial in identifying the many subvariants of Omicron, including the now majority BA.5. Vaccine manufacturers have been working to create boosters that are more effective against variants that have proven evasive of immunity provided by current vaccines. Scientists are divided about the best path forward for these new vaccines, especially concerning future unknown variants. It is impossible to know how long Omicron will be around or if, even in a few weeks, we will have a new variant taking its place.

Keywords: COVID-19; Omicron; Variants; Vaccines; WHO; FDA


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Citation: Robert W Buckingham and Brittany Adams. “Evolution of COVID-19 Practices and Overview of Current Variants of Concern". Acta Scientific Microbiology 5.9 (2022): 140-144.


Copyright: © 2022 Robert W Buckingham and Brittany Adams. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.


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