Covid Delta Variant

Covid Delta Variant News

Massive numbers of new COVID–19 infections, not vaccines are the main driver of new variants
Health

Massive numbers of new COVID–19 infections, not vaccines are the main driver of new variants

Research has shown that almost no mutated viruses are transmitted from their original host to another person

Delta variant of COVID-19 doubles risk of hospitalisation than Alpha, finds Lancet study
World

Delta variant of COVID-19 doubles risk of hospitalisation than Alpha, finds Lancet study

In the study, researchers analysed healthcare data from 43,338 cases in England between 29 March and 23 May, 2021. Only 1.8% of the cases, regardless of variant, had received both doses of the vaccine, 24% had been vaccinated once and 74% were unvaccinated

Delta variant to become dominant COVID-19 strain in coming months, says WHO
India

Delta variant to become dominant COVID-19 strain in coming months, says WHO

Nearly 100 countries have reported cases of the Delta variant, while the Alpha variant has been found in 172 countries, Beta in 120 countries and Gamma in 72 countries