New Covid strain: UAE official says vaccine best solution

SourceKhaleej Times
SectorHealthcare
CountryUAE

New genetic mutations of the components of Covid-19 have been detected in several regions of the world and are mutated strains of the virus, a top UAE government official has said. Also read: UAE leaders urge residents to get jab 'quickly' “This is to be expected, but it is important to continue efforts to identify any changes in the components or characteristics of the virus through health monitoring and follow-up systems,” said Dr Farida Al Hosni, spokesperson for the UAE health sector, as she addressed the weekly Covid-19 briefing on Tuesday. It's important to follow the mutations and the extent to which they affect the transmission & severity of the disease. The vaccine is considered as one of the most important solutions available to reduce the impact of the disease & the severity of its spread.#TogetherWeRecover — NCEMA UAE (@NCEMAUAE) January 12, 2021 She added that it is important to follow the mutations and the extent to which they affect the transmission and severity of the disease. “The vaccine is considered as one of the most important solutions available to reduce the impact of the disease and the severity of its spread.” She assured residents that the country is well-prepared to deal with the ...read more...