Experts from the Central American Institute for Disease Control (CDC) say the number of people infected with the new type of virus 19 (B.1.1.7) is growing rapidly, reaching its highest level by March.
Will As a result, the number of hospital admissions and deaths could rise sharply.
This new type of Wood 19 has affected 15,369 people in 36 countries worldwide in just four months.
Last year, the global epidemic “Novel Corona Virus” (Covid 19) has so far infected about 94.4 million people, of whom 67.5 million have recovered and more than 200,000 have recovered. We have embraced death.
In September 2020, a new strain of the same virus emerged in the UK, capable of spreading faster and infecting more people.
European experts and the World Health Organization have already warned that it is capable of spreading 50 to 70 percent faster than the previous version of the Covid 19.
So far, about 150 out of every 100,000 people infected with the corona virus have been infected with the new strain, but the rate continues to rise.
Although there are only 76 people infected with the new type of Covid 19 in the United States so far, far fewer than the total number of coronavirus patients (24.1 million), the “CDC” Warns that their actual numbers could be much higher because this new strain of corona virus has the potential to spread very quickly.
The agency fears that by March, the new strain of Covid 19 will be affecting more people than the old strain of the same virus.
The CDC emphasized the need to focus on social distances, masks and other measures to prevent the spread of the virus.
Although the new type of Covid 19 has a much lower mortality rate, experts say that the overall death toll from the new type of corona virus is much higher, despite the lower mortality rate if a large number of people are affected. Will be.