On Friday (26) the European Union’s health agency warned of the risks “from high to very high” that the new variant of COVID-19, nicknamed Ômicron and initially discovered in South Africa, spread throughout Europe.
In its risk assessment report, the European Center for Disease Control and Prevention (ECDC) considers that “the overall level of risk for the EU and EEA (European Economic Area) associated with the micronized variant of SARS-CoV-2 is judged from high to very high”.
In addition to South Africa, Malawi, Israel, Hong Kong and Belgium, which are members of the same European Union, have also discovered the Micron strain.
The internationalization of the alternative led to countries in Europe imposing sanctions against African countries. NS The UK has banned flights from South AfricaWhile the European Union is studying measures to reduce the flow of travel towards the countries of the economic bloc.
employment North AmaricaCanada will ban entry to travelers who have transited through South African countries in the past 14 days. The United States will also implement restrictive measures, but it did not elaborate on what they would be.
The World Health Organization (WHO) has classified microns as a ‘worrying’ variant, a list that also consists of alpha (UK), beta (South Africa), gamma (Brazil) and delta (India) strains.
Pharmacist Pfizer said it will publish a study within two weeks. Disclosure of whether the company’s immunizing agent is effective against Micron. Another North American company, the Modern revealed it will produce a booster vaccine In order to neutralize the pressure.
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