A UK study to be reviewed for peer review shows that Variant of COVID-19, originally found in the UK, are at higher risk of death. At present, this Variant virus has spread in South Korea, Germany, Italy and other countries around the world.
The results of the study were published on the U.S. Medical Papers Archive Network last week.
The article said that the researchers analyzed the results of COVID-19 tests performed by 47% of the community in the England region from September 2020 to January 2021 and 7% of COVID-19 deaths in England during the same period.
Researchers estimate that the risk of death of the Variant virus found in the UK is about 35% higher than that of the earlier “version” of the novel coronavirus, which has spread to many countries around the world.
South Korea’s Central Epidemic Prevention Headquarters reported on the 9th that the results of COVID-19 gene sequencing for 11 cases infected in communities and 45 cases imported from abroad after the 8th of this month showed that 24 of them were infected with the novel coronavirus variant found in the UK. Of the 26 cases, 4 were local infections and 22 were imported cases.
South Korea’s epidemic prevention department said that those who violate the home quarantine regulations will be severely punished according to the principle of non-tolerance.
According to a report on the website of Russian TV today on the 8th, 14 elderly people in a nursing home in northwest Germany were infected with the variant of the novel coronavirus found in the United Kingdom.
It is reported that the first infected person was found in the nursing home on February 2. The nursing home then tested all elderly people and employees, and a total of 14 people were found to be infected, showing asymptomatic or mild symptoms.
According to the report, all infected people had been vaccinated with a second dose of Pfizer vaccine by January 25. It is not clear whether the exact infection time of these elderly people is before or after vaccination.
In addition, the Variant novel coronavirus has continued to spread in many regions of Italy, including Umbria, Marche, Abruzzo and other places.
Umbria Health Department reported that after the discovery of the spread of Variant viruses in the United Kingdom and Brazil, one patient was hospitalized almost every hour in Umbria.
Recently, many schools in the Markay region have seen cases of Variant virus infection in the UK.