The World Health Organization (WHO) said that the new variant detected in Vietnam is not a hybrid variant. The WHO representative for Vietnam, Dr Kidong Park told Japanese media that the variant found in Vietnam is Delta first identified in India.
Earlier the officials in Vietnam had told that they detected a new variant in Vietnam which looked like the combination of the United Kingdom and the Indian variant. The health minister for Vietnam had said the new virus mutation looked like it was contagious like that of India and life-threatening like that of the UK. It was reported that the Delta variant found in India could even
The largest city by population in Vietnam, Ho Chi Minh is already on high alert and the residents are asked to maintain social distancing. The government also plans to test all 9 million residents in the city.
Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam
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