Kovid: Preliminary evidence suggests that Version in uk It could have been More deadly. With this notion scientifically evaluated, Boris Johnson warned the nation of a still very difficult and dramatic time on the epidemic front.
It is not only the Anglo-Saxon country, but is shaken by this worrying news: the whole world, Europe in the first place, is on alert for the sudden spread of modified virus strains.
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Kovid: Is English stress more deadly? First scientific data
There is still no certainty and the official nature of the data is lacking, but the widespread assumption is that A. English version Coronovirus either More deadly Of basic stress.
the same Boris Johnson, Yesterday January 22, in a speech to the nation on Friday, he did not hide strong concern for this worrying update. Announced by his staff of medical advisors, he announced:
“In addition to spreading more quickly, it now appears that there is some evidence that the new version may be associated with A. High degree of death“
So what does science say? Public Health England, Imperial College London, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and University of Exeter are evaluating how deadly the new version is. His evidence was analyzed by scientists from the New and Emerging Respiratory Virus Threats Advisory Group (Nervtag).
The group concluded that there is a “realistic possibility” that The virus has become more deadly, But this element must be further substantiated.
Sir Patrick Valence, Chief Scientific Adviser to the government, explained: “I would like to emphasize that there is a lot of uncertainty about these numbers and we need to do more work to achieve an accurate management, but obviously this is a concern that the mortality and transmission of the variant have increased”
In studies conducted in this regard, English stress shows It spreads 30% and 70% faster And the clue that it’s about 30% more deadly.
For example, in the 60s with 1,000 people infected with the older version, it was expected that 10 of them would die. But with the new variants it increased to around 13.
as reported BloombergAccording to the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and Imperial College London Death rate will be 29% to 35% higher In people infected with the variant compared to those carrying the original strain of the virus. The University of Exeter concluded that the risk was 91% higher, while a recurrence analysis by Public Health England found 65% higher mortality.
Science will soon give official results. Meanwhile, however, the UK is in trouble despite the vaccine and the world is far from a certain resolve.
Johnson under pressure: Britain to collapse?
News on English stress mortality This only adds to the truly bleak climate in Britain. There is pressure on the Premier in his conservative party to define a roadmap to lift sanctions that have damaged the economy in the past year.
By 15 February, the government’s hopes on the strategy to immunize the 1.5 million most vulnerable people remain. There is no evidence that vaccines deployed in the UK are less effective against the more lethal version of the virus. But the rate of infection remains high, with an average disease rate of one in 35 people in London, and the figure is one in 55.
Johnson He then recalled: “We can’t really start considering less restrictive measures until we make sure that the vaccination program works.”
In The uk, Overwhelmed by Brexit, slowdown, epidemic boom, hypothesis of severe sanctions until summer is making its way.