According to Health Reports, the XBB.1.5 BA.2 sub-variant is 63 times less likely to be neutralized by existing antibodies. This sub-variant has reached 38 countries so far.
Impact of Corona in Europe.
The risk of corona infection is increasing worldwide. Omicron’s BF.7 variant has caused havoc in China. where recently Corona in America The confirmation of the new version XBB.1.5 has added to the excitement. Omicron’s sub-variant XBB.1.5 is believed to be the most transmissible so far. A health report on Friday said XBB.1.5 will become a problem in Europe within weeks.
According to Health Reports, the XBB.1.5 BA.2 sub-variant is 63 times less likely to be neutralized by existing antibodies. This sub-variant has reached 38 countries so far. The XBB.1.5 variant is considered extremely dangerous.
82 percent of cases in America
According to media reports, this sub-variant was first identified in the US in October. On the other hand, the World Health Organization (WHO) reported on Wednesday that there have been cases of XBB.1.5 infection in 38 countries. Of these, 82 percent were registered in America, 8 percent in Britain, and 2 percent in Denmark. At the same time, the European Center for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) issued a warning on Friday that the XBB.1.5 variant could cause outbreaks in Europe.
Does not directly affect the lungs
According to media reports, this variant affects the first protein (HACE receptor) after entering our body. This is the first stage of infection. Many studies have shown that the ability of this virus to adhere to cells is much higher than the rest of the variants. That is why it is infecting more and more people. This form affects the upper part of the chest more. It does not directly affect the lungs.
Effects on vaccination and antibodies
It is more dangerous than others, because it affects the vaccination and anti-bodies in the body. Also, it spreads 104 times faster than all variants so far. According to media reports, so far there is no vaccine or immune system that can protect against infection with this virus. It is said that all the vaccines in the world have 30 to 40 percent protection against infection.
Corona has changed many times
According to the report, the vaccine was developed to protect people from the first variant of the corona virus alpha virus, but since then the corona has changed its form many times. However, some vaccines have been updated to protect against the BA5 sub-variant. But the vaccine is ineffective in this new sub-variant. However, research is underway to break it.