January 17, 2022

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Baptized IHU: France detects a new type of Covid with 46 mutations

the World Health Organization He said One of the types of Corona virus found in France Didn’t become a big threat Since it was first identified in November.

alternative It was on our radar. Abdi Mahmoud, WHO’s COVID Incident Director, said at a press conference in Geneva on Tuesday. “This virus has a good chance of contracting it.”

alternative identified in about 12 people in the Southern Alps At the same time that Omicron was discovered in South Africa last year. since then, The latest boom roamed the world s ignited record levels of infectionUnlike the new alternative that was discovered in France and made by researchers at the center Mediterranean infection IHULed by scientist Didier Raoult, Abudaron IHU.

In response to a question about this, the Minister of Health, Enrique Paris, this morning indicated that The predecessors of this variant were “not reviewed as a ministry”, But he was aware of the reports received in this regard and read about them, so “they will be on alert.”

“It’s a Cameroonian breed with a lot more mutations than an omicron, and we’re obviously going to have to study it,” added.

Micrograph of Sars-CoV-2. Photo: AP

The first patient was identified with the variant He was vaccinated and just returned from Cameroon, IHU researchers wrote in a file Article posted on the medRxiv server at the end of December, They first drew attention to atypical mutations.

is being “It is too early to speculate on the virological, epidemiological, or clinical characteristics of this variant of IHU based on these 12 cases.They wrote in the article that has not been peer-reviewed.

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Raoult sparked controversy in The early stages of the epidemic the Recommend treatment with hydroxychloroquine.

The World Health Organization monitors multiple variables, And when it finds that someone may pose a great danger, it announces that it is a ‘The worrying alternative’. This is just under investigation.