“We have discovered a hybrid variant linking the Indian and British virus,” Health Minister Nguyen Tan Long said on Saturday.
Vietnam has discovered a new variant of the Kovit-19 virus, which is spreading fast through the air, state media reported Saturday. “We have discovered a hybrid variant linking the Indian virus and the BritishHealth Minister Nguyen Tan Long told a national meeting on the epidemic on Saturday.
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In addition to the increased circulation, “The concentration of the virus in the throat and saliva increases rapidly, and it spreads rapidly in the surrounding environment.», Explained the Vietnamese government.
Vietnam was much less affected by the virus until recently. Most of the 6,700 cases and 47 deaths have been reported since April. The country faces new pollution in more than half of its areas, including industrial zones and major cities, including Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City.
He did not specify the number of cases that led to this new variation, saying its characteristics would be released soon, adding it to the map of world variations.