WHO: Indian Covid-19 strain found in Bahrain, 2 other MENA countries

SourceGulf Insider
SectorHealthcare
CountryBahrain

According to a WHO official, the B.1.617 Covid-19 variant, known as the ‘Indian variant’, has been detected in Bahrain, Jordan, and Morocco, Khaleej Times reported. Last week, WHO classified the Indian variant as a ‘Variant of Concern’ (VoC) owing to evidence of increased transmissibility. Dr.

Amgad El Kholy, an epidemiologist at WHO, said factors such …

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According to a WHO official, the B.1.617 Covid-19 variant, known as the ‘Indian variant’, has been detected in Bahrain, Jordan, and Morocco, Khaleej Times reported. Last week, WHO classified the Indian variant as a ‘Variant of Concern’ (VoC) owing to evidence of increased transmissibility. Dr. Amgad El Kholy, an epidemiologist at WHO, said factors such …

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