The agency updated the “Variants of Interest” category. After analyzing information from the country, this is a “variable of concern”, which is one of the most serious blows of the pandemic.
Mexico City (apro). -The World Health Organization (WHO) classifies the Indian variant identified as B.1.617 as an object of global attention.
The agency updated the “variants of interest” category. After analyzing information from the country, the “variables of interest” became one of the most severe blows to the pandemic.
Maria Van Kerkhove, an epidemiologist responsible for the technical response to the epidemic, explained at a press conference that the information seems to indicate that the variant is more transmissible, and a study on a small number of patients has not yet been published. This indicates reduced neutralization.
Van Kerkhove clarified that more information about genetic sequence and epidemiological data is still needed to better understand the operation of this variant, and insisted that there is currently no relevant diagnosis, treatment and Vaccine data. Indicates that they are not applicable to the variant.
WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus (Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus) warned that the number of cases in the world is stabilizing, but at an unacceptably high level. In a few months, many countries “relaxed prematurely”? ? These measures made people relax their vigilance, and the case surfaced.