January 17, 2022

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After Delta, the highly resistant and highly contagious Lampta variant of the vaccine came to Europe

In the United Kingdom, researchers are concerned about the origin of the lambda variant, which is highly resistant to infections and vaccines. It is already found in less than 27 European countries.

We are going to learn the whole Greek alphabet. At first there was the alpha variant. The delta variant is, after all, highly contagious. Here comes the Lambda variant. This SARS-CoV-2 mutation is of concern to the United Kingdom, which is already severely affected by the delta variation. According to local officials, this new variant currently affects nearly 30 countries, and it offers “an extraordinary mutation”. This is especially the case in Peru, where it is responsible for 80% of pollution.

Only the University of Chile noticed this Peruvian newcomer. Researchers say the lambda variant is more contagious than the gamma variants (known as the Brazilian variant) and the alpha variant (or British variant). “In December we had 200 lambda infections […] At the end of March, this represents half of all samples taken in Lima. Now, three months later, we are exploring 80% of infections nationwide, ”said Professor Sukayama, a molecular microbiologist at the University of Guidano Heredia in Lima.

This new variant is resistant to vaccines, and it is already spreading in 27 European countries, including Germany and the United Kingdom.

According to Dr. Daily and the WHO, at this time, there are “four” concerns that justify their spread and the nature of the virus being closely monitored (alpha, beta, gamma and delta), including seven “interest variations” (Epsilon, Zeta, Eta, Theta, ayota, kappa, lambda), the impact of the epidemics has not yet been assessed ”;

According to lequotidiendumedecin.fr, Lampta and Epsilon (appeared in California) are close to the variant variants.

There are currently eleven types of letters named after the Greek alphabet. To whom 24 …

Delta and Delta Plus …

While India was already facing a strong epidemic, a new variant appeared in India in April. Called the “Delta Plus”, it is actually a variant of the Delta. On the other hand, it differs in its resistance to antibodies, which seems to be more important than other strains. This variation has been classified by Indian health authorities as “worrying”.

In France, the Delta Plus variant – or AY1 by its scientific name – has already appeared because it was detected eight times in June Risk analysis report on emerging types of SARS-CoV-2 Public health was carried out by the French and National Respiratory Infection Viral Research Center.

This strain is also present in other European countries such as the United Kingdom, Portugal, Poland or Switzerland.

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