Health officials in Japan have detected a new strain of coronovirus, apparently distinct from those found in the United Kingdom and South Africa, which returned earlier this month.
Tokyo, Japan, 11 January (agency). – Japan’s health authorities have detected a new strain of Kovid-19, apparently distinct from those found in the United Kingdom and South Africa, which returned earlier this month. Country from Brazil. The infected patients are two men and two women, aged between adolescence and quarantine, who tested positive for Kovid when they arrived at Tokyo’s Haneda Airport on January 2 from Amazon, reported the Ministry of Health and the National Center. Of infectious diseases (NIID).
Three showed symptoms like shortness of breath, fever and sore throat. Although “similarities have been shared with concern” due to differences found recently in the UK and South Africa, it has not been identified, until recently, this particular type has not been identified in the UK and South Africa, by NIID Told in a statement. Which was echoed by local media on Monday. The Japanese Infectious Disease Center came to this conclusion after sequencing the virus’s gene, in which it detected 12 mutations, and noted that “it is difficult to determine infectivity, pathogenicity, or effects in test methods and vaccines”, and in affected patients. Is recommended to be kept in isolation.
The Ministry of Health has reported the stress to both Brazilian authorities and the World Health Organization. In cases reported on Sunday, the number of newly found and confirmed infections with highly contagious strains rose to 34, with two out of three nationwide infections involving a man traveling in Britain. Two new cases of British stress affect two people who dined with a man who had traveled to the United Kingdom and was in quarantine after allegedly testing positive. According to the description collected by the Nikkei newspaper, about ten people attended the meal.