Covid is changing. A new recombinant was first discovered in England on January 19, 2022. This is an XE variant, which is a cross between Omicron BA.1 and BA.2 strains. It will be 10% more contagious than BA.2. What is an XE variant? What are the symptoms of an XE variant? Where does he ride? in France ? We are evaluating.
distance Variants of Covid, here are the recombinants. sub-XD variable (Recombinant Delta-Omicron) is already being monitored by Sainte-Public France. it’s your turn Alternative XE to ask questions. It is ‘ “un Recombinant BA.1 and BA.2 (Omicron) sub variants. explained Dr. Maria Van Kerkhovea World Health Organization (WHO) epidemiologist on April 5, 2022. The first case of the XE variant was detected in January 19 in England. This new sub-alternative to Covid exists In Israel, Thailand, India and Canada. will be 10% more contagious than BA.2. What is that New XE variant ? what is it symptoms ? what is his transition ? How dangerous? Update on current knowledge.
– World Health Organization (WHO) (WHO) April 6 2022
Definition: What is an XE variable?
The XE variant was first discovered on January 19, 2022 in England. that it “Recombinant BA.1 and BA.2 . sub variantsWHO epidemiologist Dr. Maria Van Kerkhove said.Recombinant variants are not an unusual event, particularly when there are multiple variants in circulation, many of which have been identified during a pandemic to date. As with other species, most of them will die very quicklyProfessor Susan Hopkins, Senior Medical Adviser to the NHS, reassuredUKHSA). According to this agency, The majority of the virus (XE) genome belongs to BA.2.
What are the symptoms of an XE variant?
Symptoms of variant XE Doesn’t it look different Among those are other variables and combinations of the coronavirus. In Israel, the two patients with the XE variant”Presented Mild symptoms, including fever, headache, and muscle achesand did not need specialized medical care.” Report to the media Ha’aretz March 16.
In which countries was the XE variant discovered?
► in England. The first case of the XE variant of . is detectedOn January 19, 2022. “He’s currently acting less than 1% of the total number of sequential cases. As of March 22, there were 637 cases of variant XE in England“ According to the UK’s Health Security Agency.
► in Israel. two persons They were detected as carriers of a mixture of BA.1 and BA.2 variants (XE variant). “Both patients tested positive after undergoing a PCR test upon landing at Ben Gurion International Airport, and their samples were arranged in Israel.Haaretz reported.
► in Thailand. The 2 april, first positive case to an XE variant detected according to Bangkok Post.
► in dew : The first indian case of the XE variant of coronavirus reported in Mumbai on April 6 According to the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC).
► to Canada : condition of an XE variant discovered in Quebec, announced Montreal Magazine The April 7th.
Is the XE variant more contagious than the other types?
The XE variant is 10% more contagious than the BA.2 . strain But we are still studying itreveals Dr. Maria Van Kerkhove, of the World Health Organization.This special recombinant, XE . has been demonstrated Variable growth rate and we I can’t confirm if he has a real growth advantage [par rapport à BA.2]. So far there There is insufficient evidence to draw conclusions about the transmissibility, risk, or efficacy of the vaccine“ Nuance Professor Susan Hopkins, Senior Medical Adviser to the UK Health Security Agency.
Is the XE variant found in France?
XE variant of Not reported yet From the Ministry of Health and/or health authorities in France.
Sources: Variants of COVID-19 identified in the UK, UK Health Security Agency, 25 March 2022 / WHO.