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Kappa Covid Variant Detected in Uttar Pradesh

Two cases of highly transmissible Kappa variant of COVID-19 were detected in Uttar Pradesh, recently. Highlights Cases were reported after genome sequencing of samples at Lucknow’s King George medical college. Genome sequencing is a laboratory process which is instrumental for characterising mutations and tracking covid-19 disease outbreaks. Delta Plus variant of COVID-19 was also found ..

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WHO: Delta variant may become dominant lineage

World Health Organisation has warned that; Delta variant, which is significantly more transmissible strain of COVID-19, is expected to become a dominant lineage if current trends continue. Warming came after WHO reported in 85 countries & continues to be detected at more places worldwide. Highlights WHO warned this in its “COVID-19 Weekly Epidemiological Update” which ..

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What is AY.1 variant of Coronavirus?

Recently, WHO tagged B.1.617.2 strain of coronavirus as ‘Delta’ variant, which now has further mutated. Mutated form of Delta variant is being termed as “Delta Plus” or “AY.1” variant. Key Points Delta variant was identified as one of the factors of second wave of coronavirus infections in India. Initial data shows that, Delta plus variant ..

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