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New coronavirus variant: How concerned should we be?

With the speedy spread of a new coronavirus strain, experts on new infections immediately state they have the high determination that it is stronger able to transfer than other variants.

Why is this new coronavirus strain making concern? 

It is quickly replacing other versions of the virus, also the mutations that affect the portion of the virus expected to be significant. Some of those mutations have previously been recorded in the lab to increase the ability of the virus to infect numbers. But all of these grow together to develop a case for a virus that can grow so quickly.

How much faster is it spreading?

It was the very first time discovered in September. In November around a quarter of incidents in London was the new variant. This reached nearly two-thirds of situations in mid-December.

Why does the Philippines ban UK travel?

The Philippine government had postponed all the flyings from the UK due to the discovery of a new coronavirus variant. The travel ban will require restrictions on the flow of people arising from the UK.

The new strain of coronavirus was originally found in the UK. It is proclaimed to be higher transmissible than other influential variants. Following the arrival of the new strain, various countries started new travel limitations.

The World Health Organisation (WHO) notified that the new strain of the virus has been caught in eight European countries and warned the countries to raise protective devices like social distancing, using masks, and wash the hand regularly.

Does it make the virus more dangerous?

There is no data to recommend that it does, although this will demand to be observed. Yet, presently increasing transmission would be sufficient to cause issues for clinics. If the number of people affected more quickly, that reaches more people demanding hospital treatment.

Is a new strain infecting younger age groups?

The new coronavirus variant is widespread among the 10-19 age group, with more extended coronavirus problems in the age group being discovered to affect the new coronavirus strain.

In the Philippines, allowing limited face-to-face classes, following the detection of the new variant. 

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