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How terrible is the new coronavirus mutation found in India? UK data: 40% increase in infection rate

via:驱动之家     time:2021/6/7 12:31:17     readed:639

In May, India was the country with the most serious epidemic situation in the world. Before that, 300000-400000 new cases were diagnosed every day, and the virus had mutated, named delta mutation.

Delta mutation virus is the key reason for the recent surge of confirmed cases in the UK,According to data released by health secretary Hancock in an interview with the media, the infection rate of delta variant of the new coronavirus is 40% higher than that of alpha.

However, Hancock also mentioned the vaccine escape ability of the virus, saying that from the current situation, two doses of the vaccine can well resist the strain.

On the question of whether the delta variant of the new coronavirus will lead to the re closure of the city, Hancock said that the British government will make a judgment based on the latest data in the coming week,At present, his suggestion is that everyone should continue to be vaccinated.

In order to prevent stigmatization, at the end of May, who announced that the name of the new coronavirus mutation first found in Britain, India and other countries should be changed to Greek alphabet, among which the b.1.1.7 mutation virus first found in Britain will be changed to alpha mutation virus; B.1.351, first discovered in South Africa, will be renamed beta variant virus; The first P.1 discovered in Brazil will be renamed gamma variant virus.

There are two branches of mutated virus first found in India. We should be concerned that the mutated virus b.1.617.2 will be renamed delta mutated virus, and the mutated virus b.1.617.1 to be observed will be renamed kappa mutated virus.

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