WHO calls emergency meeting over new strain of coronavirus

The World Health Organization convenes an emergency meeting due to a new strain of COVID, writes the Financial Times.

The meeting will take place on November 26.

Experts will discuss the situation with B .1.1.529 SARS-CoV-2 and decide if this option is considered 'of concern' or 'of interest'.

Strain B.1.1.529 has been previously identified in Botswana, South Africa and Hong Kong. He has not yet reached the Russian Federation. & Nbsp;

Earlier & nbsp; British scientists warned that & nbsp; the new version is likely to evade antibodies better than “ delta. '' It is distinguished by resistance to vaccines, it has more changes in spike protein than all other COVID-19 variants.

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