WHO warns India says 'New Corona variant B.1.617 is very dangerous'

According to Dr. Swaminathan, the new variant of Corona B.1.617 is very dangerous. This variant was found in India for the first time in October.

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Published on 9 May 2021 7:34 AM GMT

WHO warns India says New Corona variant B.1.617 is very dangerous
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New Delhi: The Chief Scientist of the World Health Organization (WHO), Dr. Soumya Swaminathan, has expressed concern about the havoc of Coronavirus in India. He said that the biggest reason behind the sudden Corona explosion in the country is its new variant.

According to him, this variant is more contagious and life-threatening. He said that vaccination is the only way to avoid it. India needs to accelerate this.

WHO on Corona spread in India:

In an interview given to news agency AFP, Soumya Swaminathan said that the devastation in India is a sign that the new variant of Corona is spreading very fast. Let us know that for the first time on Saturday, 4,000 more people died in a single day in the country, whereas for the last four days, more than 4 lakh new cases of corona are coming out every day.

Corona B.1.617 is very dangerous:

According to Dr. Swaminathan, the new variant of Corona B.1.617 is very dangerous. This variant was found in India for the first time in October.

According to him, this variant is catching millions of people daily, according to Swaminathan, this variant is also mutating rapidly, which is proving to be life-threatening for the people.

He said that this new variant of Corona is many times more dangerous than its earlier form and is spreading in people very fast.

Swaminathan said that till the vaccine is applied to more and more people, we will have to face the second wave of corona virus firmly. India is now insisting on vaccination to overcome this pandemic. He further said that the country which manufactures the largest vaccine in the world has vaccinated about 2 percent people in a country with population of more than 1.3 billion.

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