covid is gaining strength again and all countries are asking China And for the new variant. in spain and other European countries, the new version of the country ruled by Xi Jinping already exists. Experts say it is more contagious, but not more serious. On the other hand, a newer version of America,
These are the most frequent Covid variants
Covid is a virus and hence, it does not stop mutating, creating hundreds of lineages and sub-strains. In our country, all variants are descendants of Omicron, a legendary protagonist in the previous 2022 transitions. More specifically, Version BQ.1 and BQ.1.1 practically responsible for 80% infection Coronavirus (79.4%).
“These variants are the ones running in China”Understand Rafael Bengoaformer director of public health OMS, “They are very contagious but not as severe as other lineages”. That’s why experts say that there is no need to panic. A few days ago, in a live interview for Antena 3 Noticias, professor of immunology, Alfredo Correl, was following the same line.
Of course, we must watch as the situation in China is a potential risk, so neither scenario can be ruled out. “Such a dense population can cause new forms to appear,” he says. marcos lopez hoyos, President of the Spanish Society of Immunology. Therefore, “we need to know the variants existing in China,” he stresses. Joan Carlos MarchPublic health specialist.
Spain is well prepared against Covid
Nevertheless, Spain is well prepared for a new coronavirus explosion, thanks to our immunological memory. We are more exposed to the virus and we are more vaccinated. Despite this, experts insist on keeping themselves more safe. “Existing vaccinations should be strengthened”March says.
Furthermore, they acknowledge their concern about a new Variant, also Omicron, from USA And they confirm that it is “susceptible to vaccines and treatments”. In the meantime, the best thing we can do is take precautions to always stay one step ahead of the virus.