A group of scientists from the UK analyzed the course of the COVID-19 disease of patients who were admitted to hospitals in the country with the so-called “British” strain of coronavirus, as well as those hospitalized with other variants of the SARS-CoV-2 virus, and came to the conclusion that the variety found in England “Covida” is not more dangerous than the others, it does not cause a more severe course of the disease. The results of their research are published in the scientific journal Lancet.
The publication notes that British experts have not found any evidence that there is a link between this strain and the severe course of the disease, as well as high mortality from the effects of the coronavirus.
Recall, as the site kp.ru wrote, the discovery of new, previously unknown strains of coronavirus from time to time is reported by experts from different countries.
By the way, the first domestic PCR test has appeared in Russia, which detects the British version of COVID-19. Earlier, the head of Rospotrebnadzor Anna Popova said on the air of the Komsomolskaya Pravda radio that domestic vaccines and test systems successfully cope with virus mutations.