The World Health Organization (WHO) has issued a new warning about alternative micron. According to the organization, the risk presented by the new strain is still “very high”, which should weigh heavily health systems two countries.
This should happen, according to the entity, although the new strain is slightly less dangerous than its predecessor, the delta.
“Consistent evidence shows that the micron variant has a growth advantage over the delta variant with a period of two to three days to double the rapid increases in cases in many countries,” the WHO warned in its Weekly Epidemiology Report.
According to Catherine Smallwood, one of the leading experts in Who is the In Europe, the rapid spread of microns “although combined with slightly less severe disease, would result in a large number of hospitalizations, especially among the unvaccinated.”
The warning comes at a time of increasing cases of coronavirus, breaking daily records in countries such as the United States, Spain, France and the United Kingdom.
Last Tuesday, 28, the average daily number of new Covid-19 cases in the United States set a new record, with more than 258,000 notifications.
The level was only higher nearly a year ago, on January 8, 2021, when the daily average reached 250 thousand. The Ômicron and delta variants have been identified as responsible for this jump.
Daily pollution records were also recorded in France, Great Britain, Greece and Portugal on Tuesday. In the Netherlands and Switzerland, Ômicron has become the dominant cultivar.
Understanding of the micron variant will increase as new studies are completed, but there is already data showing that it is more contagious than other virus strains and increases the risk of reinfection.
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