Covid in Canada: A sudden increase is being registered in the cases of infection due to new variants of the corona virus worldwide. Now cases of lambda variants have been reported in Canada. Which was first found in Peru.
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Lambda Variant Cases in Canada: A Canadian public health official said that new cases of ‘lambda’ variants of COVID-19 have been reported in the country, but it will take time to get information about how contagious these variants are or What is the effect of this. Dr. Theresa Tam said that till Thursday, 11 cases of ‘lambda’ variant of COVID-19 have been reported. This form of infection first appeared in Peru.
However, Quebec’s National Institute of Public Health reported that it has already confirmed 27 cases. All these cases were reported in March and April. Tam said that the Public Health Agency in Canada is finding out how the ‘lambda’ variant spreads and how effective the vaccine is in protecting it. He said, ‘We are trying to get some information from people who are suffering from ‘lambda’ variant, but so far only a few cases have been reported.
more dangerous than the delta variant
Earlier some studies have also been done regarding the Lambda variant. One of these studies was done by New York University, which was published on July 2. It was reported that lambda may be slightly resistant to antibodies produced by Pfizer-BioNtech and Moderna’s mRNA vaccine. This variant was said to be more dangerous than the Delta variant of Corona. The reason behind the devastation in the second wave of Corona in India was the Delta variant. But lambdas are more deadly than that.
Expands fast lambda variants
At the same time, Malaysia had put it in the category of Variant of Concern. Along with this, its cases were also reported in Britain. The Pan American Health Organization says that out of all the cases of corona reported in Peru in May and June, the lambda variant is behind 82 percent of the cases. In Chile, 31 percent of the total cases reported in May and June were of lambda variants. The World Health Organization says that lambda is more infectious than other mutants and it also attacks antibodies faster.
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