Covid-19 - Variant Lambda: an 'unusual' mutation that is more contagious and resistant to a vaccine than that of the variant delta in Europe

Covid-19 – Variant Lambda: an ‘unusual’ mutation that is more contagious and resistant to a vaccine than that of the variant delta in Europe

Not a month goes by without a new variant appearing. After the British variant, the Indian variant now known as the delta variant, is raising fears of new waves of pollution around the world. Not this.

Gabriel Attal, Government Spokesperson Located in Perpignan last Friday الجمعة, a He himself expressed his concern, Monday morning in France Inter. The alternate delta “Land is gaining very quickly.” “It doubles almost every week, and today we’re at more than 30% pollution.” “a Fourth wave At the end of July the possibility (…) we must continue to vaccinate.”

Already severely damaged by alternate delta, the English, gave the alert about the emergence of a variant affecting nearly 30 countries: alternative lambda البديلIt was first discovered in Peru It is responsible for 80% of the country’s cases.

Peru: 200 infections in December, 50% of cases in March, 80% today

According to Jeff Barrett, Director COVID-19 Genomics Initiative at the Wellcome Sanger Institute in the UK, cited Sky News, The alternate delta Present “a group of mutations somewhat unusual”. Of note is a unique pattern of seven mutations in the spiky protein that the virus uses to infect human cells, according to financial times.

According to a study conducted at the University of Chile, it would be more than that Contagious of the variables gamma (Brazil) and alpha (British). Professor Tsukayama, PhD in molecular microbiology at Caetano Heredia University in Lima, provides the evidence in numbers: “We had 200 lambda injuries in December.” “At the end of March, they made up half of all samples taken in Lima. Now, three months later, we’re looking at more than 80% of all infections across the country.”.

According to the British, the Lambda variant has spread to 27 countries, including the United Kingdom, the United States or Germany. Currently, theWho is the categorized by category Variables to follow.

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