World Health Organization (WHO) Classified the COVID-19 virus variant detected in India, B.1.617, as “of concern” For being more resistant and infectious, the entity reported Monday.
“There are reports that B.1.617 is more contagious,” but there are also indications of this Has some degree of resistance to vaccines, “Therefore, we are categorizing it as a variable of concern,” said Dr. Maria Van Kerkhove, Technical Director for COVID-19 Control at the World Health Organization.
The world explained that more details will be published on Tuesday in the weekly epidemiological report of the United Nations Agency, but that is There won’t be much research on this alternativeEspecially by means of the larger sequence, “to find out the amount of that virus that is spreading” as well as the degree of “severity” by which it reduces the effectiveness of vaccines.
Insist you should Continuing to apply healthy measures like social distancing, using a mask, reducing contacts, etc.
This variable is one of the causes, but it is by far not the only cause, which explains the spread of the epidemic in India, It is the worst focus of the epidemic today.
According to official statistics, Currently around 4 thousand people die every day from COVID-19 in IndiaWhere the total balance of the epidemic Approaching 250 thousand dead.