Virus variants in Asia threaten the whole world

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(Worthy News) – According to genome databases, such as nextstrain.org, there are now more than 1,000 known variants of the  SARS CoV-2 .

Up to now, the “variants of concern” have been named after the places where they were first discovered. But in a move to avoid stigmatizing particular countries, the World Health Organization has now introduced a new naming system based on the letters of the Greek alphabet. The /Kent, South African, Brazilian and Indian variants will now be given the letters Alpha, Beta, Gamma and Delta respectively. But the labels will not replace their more complex scientific names.

The new variant discovered in Vietnam appears to be a cross between Alpha (B.1.1.7) and Delta (B.1.617). According to Health Minister Nguyen Thanh Long, the new strain spreads “quickly by air”, which could explain the rapid rise in the number of new infections in May. [ Source: Deutche Welle (Read More…) ]

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