New variants of Corona in India have claimed many lives, but according to a recent report the new ‘extremely dangerous’ COVID-19 hybrid variant in Vietnam may lead to the worst outbreak of all time. The rapidly changing nature of Corona is said to be the reason for this.
As The Telegraph reports, Vietnamese officials have revealed that they have discovered a new “very dangerous” variant of the coronavirus, which resembles a strain found in India and the United Kingdom and which spreads rapidly through the air.
Health Minister Nguyen Than Long said Vietnam will soon release genome data of the newly identified variants, which he says have spread faster than those found previously, the UK news agency reported.
He said laboratory cultures of the new version have shown the virus to spread very quickly. Because so many new cases have been reported in such a short time in different parts of the country.
Meanwhile, the World Health Organization (WHO) is investigating reports of an altered strain that is spreading very quickly, The Telegraph reported, but the country is still not on the red list.
The World Health Organization (WHO) has identified four forms of anxiety, emerging from the UK, India, South Africa and Brazil. He is currently investigating the Vietnam findings.
Maria van Kerkhove, WHO technical chief for COVID-19, said the version currently found in Vietnam was supposed to be version B.1.617.2, but more details would be provided as it was released. known.
As The Telegraph reports, Vietnam, like many other countries in the Asia-Pacific region, has struggled to get vaccines and so far only 1% of its 96 million people have received the first dose.
This week, the government asked Samsung Electronics Co and other foreign companies to help them find vaccines for their employees.
The city has now closed shops, restaurants and suspended religious activities while rounding up ten people and enforcing two-meter social distancing rules. People over 60 have been urged to stay at home, as the Telegraph reports, as authorities perform around 100,000 tests per day.
Meanwhile, China has stepped up border security as its neighbor, once considered a pandemic success, is now testing Ho Chi Minh City’s 13 million residents and implementing social distancing measures. Plans to tighten up.