‘Indian strain’ of Corona virus found for the first time in France, three people infected

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The French Ministry of Health reported that the first three cases of the ‘Indian type’ B.1.617 of the corona virus have been reported in France. All of them have recently returned from traveling to India.

Italy. The first three cases of ‘Indian type’ B.1.617 of corona virus have been reported in France. The French Ministry of Health gave information about this. On Thursday, while confirming the matter, the Ministry said that the virus has been found in a woman who has recently returned to France after traveling to India and is currently living in South Western France. Along with this, this virus has also been found in two other persons who traveled to India. Let me tell you, the Indian variant of Corona virus (Indian Strain) has started spreading to other countries of the world as well. Before this, it has been confirmed to be found in about 17 countries. This is to say of the World Health Organization. According to the WHO, 57 lakh cases of corona infection have been reported in the last week all over the world. Meanwhile, the ‘Indian type’ of the corona virus, known as B.1.617 or ‘twice-transformed type’, has been found in at least 17 countries. On Tuesday, the United Nations Health Agency said in its weekly pandemic information that the B1.617 type or ‘Indian type’ of SARS-COV-2 is believed to be the cause of rising corona virus cases in India, which WHO has shown interest Type (Variants of Interest-VOI). Also read: WHO said- ‘Indian strain’ of Corona virus found in 17 countries so far The agency said that as of April 27, about 1,200 sequences had been uploaded to GISAID and stated the genealogy B1.617 to be found in at least 17 countries. GISAID is a global science initiative and primary source established in 2008 that provides open access to genome data for influenza viruses and the corona virus responsible for COVID-19 global epidemics. The agency stated that emerging variants of SARS-COV-2 within the Pango lineage B.1.617 were recently reported as a VOI from India and WHO has recently designated it as a VOI. WHO said that studies have emphasized that the spread of the second wave is much faster than the spread of the first wave in India.




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