Vietnam taken aback – On May 29, Reuters reported that Vietnam’s Health Minister Nguyen Thanh Long said at the national conference on COVID-19 that Vietnam had discovered a hybrid strain of COVID-19. Bred between India and England Which has properties spread rapidly through the air
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Mr. Nguyen said The concentrations of the hybrid virus in the throat fluid rapidly and strongly spread to the environment. But did not specify the number of domestic hybrid strains.
Current situation Vietnam is struggling to cope with a new outbreak. Covering more than half of the country, including industrial zones and large cities. Including Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City As a result, Vietnam has now accumulated more than 6,700 people with the virus and 47 deaths, most of which have happened since April.
Vietnam, with a population of 97 million, is now accelerating the injection and hopes to complete the mass immunization by the end of 2021, with Vietnam close to 2 million doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine and purchasing another 30 million doses. It is in talks with Russia to produce Vaccines Sputnik Vi and is developing its own vaccine.
Seven strains of COVID have been found in Southeast Asia to date: B.1.222, B.1.619, D614G, B.1.1.7, or British strains, B.1.351, A.23.1 and B. 1.617.2 or Indian species
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