The new variant of COVID-19 is more contagious than the previous strain, Delta plus variant is on its way to infect more people around the world, the spread has already begun in some regions. In South Korea officials reported that two cases of the Delta Plus variant have already been confirmed. The 40-year-old man got infected with this new variant and has no record of recent traveling. The second infected person has returned from the U.S. and got both doses of AstraZeneca’s vaccine for coronavirus.
According to World Health Organization, in June, the Delta Plus variant “variant of concern,” was detected in the U.K., and after, it has been found in several other countries like India, China, U.S.A., Japan, and Russia.
It is not clear that how much to be worried about this new variant of coronavirus. On 23rd July, Hindustan Times reported, 70 cases of this new Delta Plus variant are detected in India. Also, 39 cases are detected in the U.K.
Basing on the previous cases, this new strain of the virus hasn’t shown any serious impacts on the victims. But, primarily it is more in younger people. We can’t decide on the preliminary data, we can observe that people who got their vaccines are effective against this new Delta Plus variant.
Experts Say’s We Don’t Need To Be Worried To This New Delta Plus Variant Of Coronavirus:
Dr. Daniel Rhoads, section head of microbiology at the Cleveland Clinic says, coronavirus went through a few mutations to create Delta Plus strain, primarily COVID-19 vaccines are mainly to produce antibodies in our body, that will trigger when our body is attacked by any spiked protein viruses, they recognize and fight against them. Even if the Delta Plus variant goes under several mutations, it must have spiked protein, as long as the mutations have these spiked proteins, the antibodies in our body take the charge and protect us against the coronavirus.