- There is another bad news for the world battling the Omicron variant of the corona virus.
- Scientists in France have found a new variant of corona which is more infectious than Omicron.
- This B.1.640.2 variant is more muted and is still named IHU
There is another bad news for the world battling the Omicron variant of the corona virus. Scientists in France have found a new variant of the corona virus which is more contagious than Omicron. This variant is more muted and its name is IHU. This B.1.640.2 variant has been discovered by experts at IHU mediterranean infection. Researchers said that this variant has 46 mutations, which is more than Omicron.
Experts said that the IHU variant is more resistant to vaccine and infection. Not only this, at least 12 cases of this IHU variant have been registered with Marseilles. From here people went to Cameroon in Africa. This new variant has been found at a time when the Omicron variant of Corona is spread in most parts of the world. However, now there is a danger of spreading the IHU variant.
Know what the experts said on the new variant
B.1.640.2 The variant has not yet been detected in any other country and WHO is yet to announce its inclusion under investigation. Meanwhile, virus expert Eric Feigl Ding has said that new variants are coming but this does not mean that they will be more dangerous. He said that it remains to be seen whether this new variant falls in any category. Earlier on 24 November 2021, the Omicron variant was detected in South Africa. So far it has spread to 100 countries.
Corona’s global cases continue to rise, total cases 292 million
Meanwhile, worldwide corona virus cases have increased to more than 292 million. So far more than 54.4 lakh people have died due to this epidemic, while more than 9.20 billion have been vaccinated. These figures have been shared by Johns Hopkins University. In its latest update on Tuesday morning, the university’s Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) reported that the current global cases, deaths and total number of immunizations have risen to 292,394,085, 5,448,758 and 9,209,100,342 respectively.
According to CSSE, the US continues to be the worst-hit country with the world’s highest number of cases and deaths at 56,149,558 and 827,726, respectively. India is the second most affected country in corona cases, where there are 34,922,882 cases of corona while 481,893 people have died, followed by Brazil with 22,297,427 cases of corona while 619,401 people have died. According to CSSE data, the other most affected countries with more than 5 million cases are the UK (13,497,234), France (10,422,830), Russia (10,374,292), Turkey (9,599,640), Germany (7,235,208), Italy (6,396,110), Spain (6,294,745). , Iran (6,198,590), Argentina (5,739,326) and Colombia (5,191,021).
New variant of Corona found in France IHU