Hanoi, Vietnam): On the one hand, there is a hope of relief after seeing signs of reduced cases of Coronavirus in the country, in the meantime, there has been news raising concerns. A new Corona Variant has been detected in Vietnam. This variant is a combination of Indian and UK COVID-19 variants (Indian-UK Covid 19 Variant), which spreads very rapidly in the air.
‘This variant is very dangerous’
Let me tell you that, after successfully controlling the coronavirus last year, Vietnam has been struggling with increasing cases of corona since late April. There are a total of 6,856 cases, so far there have been 47 deaths. Vietnam’s Health Minister Nguyen Than Long said, “A new COVID-19 hybrid variant has been found in Vietnam, combining the two existing variants found in India and the UK.” He said in a government meeting, ‘Naya is an Indian variant which is basically related to UK variants with mutations. This variant is very dangerous, a recording of which was obtained by Reuters.
This variant is more transmissible
Seven virus variants were previously found in the South East Asian country of Vietnam, including – B.1.222, B.1.619, D614G, B.1.1.7 – known as UK variants, B.1.351, A.23.1 and B .1.617.2 – Indian variants are included. Long said that Vietnam would soon publish genome data of newly identified variants, which he said are more transmissible than previously known variants.
WHO identified 4 new variants
Meanwhile, the World Health Organization (WHO) has identified four variants of SARS-CoV-2. These include the variants that first appeared in India, Britain, South Africa and Brazil. However, WHO officials have not commented on the version identified in Vietnam.
More News – Click Here