Lambda variant raises concern due to ‘unusual’ mutations – Fox News

” So far we have seen no indication that the lambda variation is more aggressive,” Jairo Mendez-Rico, a WHO virologist, informed DW. He told the German outlet that a SARS-CoV-2 develops, it might begin to become more transmissible, however not as deadly.GET THE FOX NEWS APPJeff Barrett, director of the Covid-19 Genomics Initiative at the Wellcome Sanger Institute in the UK, informed the Financial Times that a reason it is challenging to “make sense of the hazard from Lambda, using computational and lab information, is that it has rather an uncommon set of anomalies, compared with other variations.” The vaccines most used in Western countries still appear to provide strong protection against the highly contagious delta variation, initially recognized in India and now spreading in more than 90 other countries.The Associated Press contributed to this report