According to the World Health Organization (WHO), the Sars-CoV-2 variant of the coronavirus is found in 50 countries and territories.
The Sars-CoV-2 variant of the coronavirus was initially spotted in United Kingdom. According to a report carried out by theWHO, it is currently present in 50 countries and territories. As for the variant identified in South Africa, it is identified in 20 countries, zones and territories.
Moreover, the Japan announced last Sunday a third mutation that may impact the immune response. TheWHO indicated that this finding requires further study. “The more the Sars-CoV-2 virus spreads, the more opportunities it has to mutate. the high levels of contamination mean that we should expect the emergence of more variants“, emphasizes the Organization.
According to’WHO, the extent of the geographical spread of the two variants is underestimated. This is due to a distortion related to the area of its discovery. Indeed, these variants were discovered in countries with a capacity of genetic sequencing of the virus.
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