Variant Of Interest(Search results - 3)
World NewsSep 1, 2021, 3:20 PM IST
WHO watching new COVID-19 strain 'Mu', which shows signs of vaccine resistance
According to its weekly pandemic report published on Tuesday, Mu, also known technically as B.1.621, has been identified as a "variant of interest" by the World Health Organization.
Top StoriesJun 16, 2021, 2:27 PM IST
COVID-19: Delta Plus not yet classified as ‘variant of concern’: Niti Aayog's VK Paul
The Delta Plus variant (AY.1) of Covid-19 is as of now a Variant of Interest (VoI) and has not been classified as a Variant of Concern (VoC) yet, said Dr VK Paul, member (health), Niti Aayog.
CoronavirusMay 20, 2021, 11:15 AM IST
EXPLAINED: What is virus variant of concern? How is it different from variant of interest?
In this video, Dr Maria Van Kerkhove -- the World Health Organisation's COVID-19 Technical Lead -- explains the difference between virus variants of interest and virus variants of concern.