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40 percent infectious than b.1.1.7: Delta variant spreads faster in England than all mutants previously
the first-india-proven Coronavirus variant Delta (B.1.617.2) spreads much faster in England than All other variants before. Alone within last week, the number of observed cases of 5,472 increased to 12,431, so the most recent report by Public Health England (PHE). At the weekend, the Minister of Health had told that the higher transferability to about 40 percent over the Alpha variant B.1.1.7 . - The already significantly infectious than the wild type of the virus.
Covid experts have emphasized again how important security measures are even if you feel only mild symptoms.
Just the symptoms of the delta variant differ from those of conventional corona infections. The variant is not only infectious, she feels much more like a cold with neck and headaches as well as a sniff nose, especially for younger people.
Professor Tim Spector, who guides the ZOE study on Covid symptoms, therefore sees no reason for relaxation. Who does not hold on measures such as distance and mask wearing as well as insulation in case of malaise, so Spector, endanger his fellow human beings.
Delta variant 60% more transmissible than Alpha and more vaccine resistant
The Delta (Indian) variant is about 60% more transmissible than the Alpha (Kent) variant and vaccines are less effective against it, Public Health England has said. More than 90% of new COVID-19 cases in the UK are now the Delta variant.The variant, first identified in India, has taken over from the Alpha variant as the most dominant in the UK.Since last week, the number of Delta variant cases across the UK has increased by 243% to 42,323.New PHE research suggests the Delta variant is associated with an approximately 60% increased risk of household transmission compared with the Alpha variant.
"This variant seems to be a little different," said the professor. "People think they have a kind of seasonally conditioned cold and continue to go to parties. There they give it to others. We believe that is one of the main problems.
who is young, will have mild symptoms anyway. It will feel mild symptoms anyway Like a cold or a funny sense of malaise. But you should stay at home and let a test make. "
The 'classic' Covid symptoms were initially coughing, fever and loss of odor and taste. In the Delta variant, in Europe mainly in the UK, but now also in Germany is on the rise, but seem to enforce colds symptoms.
This was determined by the app Zoe, with the help of the British found what symptoms they had.
Meanwhile, the delta variant is therefore widely used that, for example, the loss of smell and taste on the list of 10 most common symptoms no longer appears.
Faced with the Delta Variant, Israel considers the return of certain restrictions .
© Copyright 2021, the Obs with its massive campaign of vaccination, Israel thought it had put the epidemic of Covid behind it. But the country faces an increase in new cases, linked to the Variant Delta, which makes it fear the arrival of a third wave. In the face of the risk, the authorities plan to put some restrictions in place, and try to revitalize its vaccination campaign while the curves have been stagnating for several weeks.