WHO experts warn of 'strong likelihood' of more dangerous Covid variants

AFP , Thursday 15 Jul 2021

"the strong likelihood for the emergence and global spread of new and possibly more dangerous variants of concern that may be even more challenging to control," the committee said in a statement

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File Photo: The head of the World Health Organization said at a press briefing on Friday June 25, 2021, the COVID-19 delta variant, first seen in India, is “the most transmissible of the variants identified so far,” and warned it is now spreading in at least 85 countries. (AP)

The World Health Organization's emergency committee warned Thursday that new concerning variants of Covid-19 were expected to spread around the world, making it even harder to halt the pandemic.

 
"The pandemic is nowhere near finished," the committee said in a statement, highlighting "the strong likelihood for the emergence and global spread of new and possibly more dangerous variants of concern that may be even more challenging to control".
 
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