AstraZeneca Vaccine 92% Effective Against Hospitalisation From Delta Variant

Darnell Taylor
June 17, 2021

"To date, no variants of high outcome have been identified in the United States", the US CDC said in a statement on Tuesday.

The UK health secretary Matt Hancock revealed that the Delta variant is nearly twice more transmissible than the Alpha variant according to studies conducted in the country.

However, the secretary maintained that people who have received both jabs should be protected by the new variant. Experts say it could potentially be evolution of the virus, but it may also have something to do with the age of those infected.

Using the Greek alphabet, the World Health Organisation introduced a new naming system for COVID-19 variants to avoid countries be blamed for its spread, with the Alpha variant having been first detected in the United Kingdom and the Delta having been initially named the Indian variant.

AstraZeneca's press release mentioned: "The Delta variant is a key contributor to the current wave of infection in the Indian subcontinent and beyond". Moreover, the scientific analysis now in Public Health England journal found no deaths among the vaccinated who were studied. Labuan recorded a Covid-19 incidence rate of about 25 cases per 1,000 population in the fortnight of May 31 to June 13, the highest in the country and more than five times higher than Selangor's incidence rate.

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Meanwhile, sore throat, runny nose, fever and headaches are more common among patients.

Dr Mary Ramsay, head of immunization at PHE, said: "These hugely important findings confirm that the vaccines offer significant protection against hospitalization from the Delta variant". "There's a large umbrella of symptoms that people can get with COVID-19", he told CTVNews.ca in a phone interview on Wednesday. "We just don't have that many cases these days, it's still around.we're closing COVID wards in certain hospitals, like we're shutting down COVID wards, because they're just not necessary in many hospitals", he said.

"If you don't feel well you can get a test and it's really easy to get a test", said Bogoch.

The guidance set out at the beginning of the pandemic is still in effect and Canadians are advised to isolate if they exhibit any symptoms.

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