Dr. Anthony Fauci, Chief Advisor to US President Joe Biden, has cautioned people about the delta variant of the coronavirus. He says that people need to take special care and not be careless at all as this variant is very contagious. This variant is currently spreading rapidly in the UK. The Delta variant i.e. B.1.617.2 was first detected in India in October last year.
This rapidly spreading variant in the UK is most affecting young people aged 12 to 20 years. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), so far this variant has spread to 62 countries of the world. Dr. Fasi said that out of the corona cases found in the country, more than six percent of cases have been found in the delta variant. In Britain, 60 percent of new cases of this variant have been found. Dr. Fassi has called for more Americans to get vaccinated to prevent the new strain from spreading across the country.
At the same time, US President Joe Biden has also warned people about the Delta variant. He has asked everyone to get vaccinated. He said in a tweet that this strain of corona is very contagious which is affecting the age group of 12 to 20 years. Along with this, he has especially emphasized the vaccination of youth.
Delta variant showing effect even after taking the vaccine
Research conducted at Delhi’s All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) has revealed that even after taking the corona vaccine, the delta variant (B1.617.2) is showing its effect. According to the study, the delta variant of the coronavirus is reducing the effectiveness of the vaccine. The delta variant is being found in most of the infected people taking the vaccine. This study also confirmed that the delta variant is very dangerous. The study has revealed that whether people have taken Covishield or Covaxin, the delta variant of the coronavirus is capable of infecting people.