WHO calls emergency meeting on novel strain of coronavirus

World Health Organization calls emergency meeting due to new strain of COVID, writes Financial Times.

The meeting will take place on November 26th.

Experts will discuss the situation with B 1.1.529 SARS-CoV-2 and decide whether this option is considered to be “of concern” or “of interest”.

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

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

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