WHO. Emergency committee meets to analyze variants of SARS-CoV-2
The emergency committee of the World Health Organization (WHO) will meet this Thursday to analyze the variants of SARS-CoV-2 that are most contagious.
“This time the director-general called on the members two weeks ahead of schedule to analyze issues that need urgent debate. These are the recent variants and the use of vaccination certificates and tests for international travel,” explains the WHO in communicated.
The committee, chaired by Frenchman Didier Houssin, usually meets every three months. After Thursday’s early meeting, recommendations for WHO and member countries will be published.
It is recalled that the variants of the coronavirus initially identified in the United Kingdom and South Africa are more contagious and are now circulating in many other countries.
On Sunday the discovery of a third mutation, originally from the Amazon, in Brazil, was announced.
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