The world has witnessed a massive outbreak of the novel coronavirus in India this month. The oxygen and bed crises in hospitals in Delhi and Mumbai are getting worse. In India behind the sudden increase in infection. Scientists are blaming a new type of coronavirus called B.1.617. At present this variant is spread in 17 countries of the world.
Shahid Jamil, a senior virus expert in India, said that the combination of the two basic mutations, The outer part of the virus consists of B.1.617 types, which are attached to the cells of the human body.
According to the World Health Organization (WHO), The B.1.617 virus was caught in India last December. However, earlier in October, the initial strain of the virus was identified in India.
The WHO has called it a ‘variant of interest’. The virus is highly contagious, the agency said, adding that if infected, it could lead to other major diseases and could undermine the effectiveness of the vaccine.
However, in the United Kingdom, Brazil and South Africa, the WHO identified the new species as more dangerous. The company calls them ‘variants of concern’.