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US News: Coronavirus: WHO monitors a sub-variant of Variant Delta

Covid-19 in Russia: a soaring case and deaths leads to new restrictions

 Covid-19 in Russia: a soaring case and deaths leads to new restrictions © Maxim Shemetov, Reuters the Leningradsky railway station disinfected in Moscow, Russia, Tuesday, October 19, 2021. Russia recorded on Tuesday , a new record with 1,015 new deaths due to COVID-19 in 24 hours. Like St. Petersburg, the Moscow authorities have announced sanitary restrictions to stem the spread of coronavirus, the first since the summer. The flight of cases and deaths of the Covid-19 , amplified by a pushing vaccination campaign, worried in Russia .

nearly 93% of the cases of this sub-variant came from the United Kingdom

Le siège de l'OMS, à Genève, en Suisse. © Xinhua News Agency.all Rights Re the WHO headquarters, to Geneva Switzerland. EPIDEMY - Nearly 93% of the cases of this sub-variant came from the United Kingdom

the World Health Organization (WHO) announced this Wednesday closely monitor the contagiousness of the lineage Ay.4.2 Variant Delta of the Coronavirus , more and more present in the contaminations of COVID-19.

"An increase in the transmission of the AY.4.2 sequence has been observed since July," says WHO in its weekly pandemic. The line has three additional mutations with respect to the original delta variant, including two on the SPIKE protein - the part of the virus that clings to human cells.

The IMF provides for a modest recovery of growth in Africa in 2021 and 2022

 The IMF provides for a modest recovery of growth in Africa in 2021 and 2022 © Paul J. Richards by IMF, growth in Africa suffers low vaccination rate against CVIV-19 The International Monetary Fund (IMF ) provides for a more modest growth in Africa than in the rest of the world, in 2021 and 2022, the low vaccination rate against CVIV-19 on the continent explaining this delay. Growth for sub-Saharan Africa must be 3.7% in 2021 and 3.8% in 2022, "a welcome but relatively modest recovery", the institution in its forecasts published on Thursday.

A more contagious variant

of the AY.4.2 sequences have been downloaded from the Gisaid Global Database since 43 countries. 93% came from the United Kingdom , where a gradual increase in the proportion of new cases is recorded: this line was 5.9% of all cases of Variant Delta reported in the United Kingdom during the week beginning on October 3. "Epidemiological and laboratory studies are in progress" to establish whether AY.4.2 is more contagious or weakens the antibodies, according to WHO.

The Pandemic of Covid-19 has made more than 4.96 million deaths since the detection of the virus in China at the end of 2019, according to a balance sheet established from official sources. In total, more than 244 million cases have been identified. Last week, the number of new cases climbed by 4% compared to the previous week, with 2.9 million new contaminations recorded. Europe is the only region of the world to report an increase. The total number of deaths increased by 5%, more than 49,000 dead.

COVID-19: Morocco launches a vaccinal pass, Brazil affected for "many years"

 COVID-19: Morocco launches a vaccinal pass, Brazil affected for © UNSPLASH Covid-19: Morocco launches a vaccinal pass, Brazil affected for "many years" this Moroccan pass is a first in the Maghreb and has already provoked many disputes. While the COVID-19 epidemic continues to be present in many countries, some take action. Morocco launched Thursday a Vaccinal Anti-Covid Pass, the first in a Maghreb country but whose mandatory nature to access public spaces has raised protests on social networks.

A first dose for nearly half of the planet

among the new contaminations, the proportion of the under-25s increased since the beginning of July, particularly in Europe and in the west of the Pacific. The reason could be that older people are more vaccinated than young people have more social contacts, or that the virus circulates in schools while face-to-face courses are gradually returning, explains WHO.

The organization has statistics according to the kind of patients, relating to a part only (123 million) of COVID centered cases. Of these cases, 51% were women, but men represent 58% of deaths. The death rate of more than 65 years has also collapsed since September 2020, probably because of vaccination and better clinical care of patients, according to WHO. Today, 47% of the world's population has received at least one VVID-19 vaccine dose, specifies WHO.

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Corona in Berlin: Incidences are constantly increasing - so violently it is at Berlin's children .
the numbers are no less alarming than last year. But this time it hardly seems to take care of someone. The Corona incidence is increasingly increasing due to the much too low vaccination quota, the delta variant, seasonal effects and very loose rules. The number of death victims also increases. On average, more than 100 people die in Germany every day at Corona. Also in Berlin, the situation does not look good.

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