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For themselves, Delta Plus is not currently a ‘worrying variant’: the World Health Organization


  • Delta Plus is not currently a ‘worrying’ variant
  • The number of Delta Plus patients is low
  • With the response, Drs. Soumya Swaminathan

New Delhi: The World Health Organization (WHO) has said that the Delta Plus variant of the corona virus is not a cause for concern at present. Soumya Swaminathan. She told the English news channel NDTV that the number of Delta Plus patients was still low.

Soumya Swaminathan said it was unreasonable for some countries to exclude Kovshield from the vaccine passport program. She said the approval of the vaccine would allow uninterrupted travel during the Pandemic. The World Health Organization’s chief scientist points out that the astrazene vaccine is only completely technical because it is available in Europe under another brand.

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She said the World Health Organization was in talks with the European Medical Regulator about the inclusion of Kovshield in the vaccine passport. Speaking on the approval of Kovacsin, Soumya Swaminathan said the decision would be taken in the second week of August.

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The World Health Organization (WHO)’s response comes amid concerns over the Delta Plus variant in a country where Covid is recovering from a second wave. The Delta Plus variant has been confirmed in at least 12 states in India. Delta Plus has been confirmed in more than 12 countries around the world.

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