New strain of coronavirus in Vietnam was already known, WHO says
Hanoi, Jul 29 (Prensa Latina) The 'new' strain of coronavirus in Vietnam is neither as new nor more dangerous than the previous ones, Kidong Park, representative of the World Health Organization (WHO), said.
Kidong Park explained that the new coronavirus is not different from those discovered this month in several nations.
Despite mutations, there is no reason for major shocks.
According to available information, the spread and virulence (of the strain) have not increased, he noted.
Various media outlets set international alarms warning of the appearance of a new strain in the city of Da Nang.
The fifth most populous city in the country, as well as in the adjoining provinces of Quang Nam and Quang Ngai, preventive measures typified as high risk, in order to cut the spread of the disease within its limits and beyond.
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