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March 17, 2022 17:36
Israel Reports a New Variant of Coronavirus

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The Health Ministry of Isreal revealed that the country a new variant and the nation is worried about it. The new variant is a combination of two sub-variants of Omicron version BA.1 and BA.2. This saw light during the PCR tests that are done for two passengers that arrived at Ben Gurion airport in Israel. The Ministry told that the new variant is unknown to the world. The two patients who are tested positive with the new variant had mild symptoms of fever, muscle dystrophy and headache. They do not head any admission into hospitals and are kept in isolation. The Health Ministry said that they are not worried about the impact of the new variant.

As per the reports, more than 4 million out of the 9.2 million people in Israel received three doses of coronavirus vaccination. A new variant of coronavirus is also found in China and the north eastern part is badly impacted. The officials imposed lockdown after huge number of cases of coronavirus are reported on a daily basis. The World Health Organization (WHO) which is tracking the coronavirus and its variants is yet to make any statement about the new variant reported in Israel. The country's Health Ministry told that the new variant would have originated in Israel.

By Siva Kumar

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