New COVID-19 variant ‘Lambda’ identified in 29 countries: WHO

1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (1 votes, average: 4.00 out of 5)
Medlarge Short News
The World Health Organization (WHO) announced that 'Lambda', a new variant of the coronavirus disease (Covid-19), has been found.

WHO said Wednesday that a new variant of COVID-19, named Lambda initially detected in Peru and it has since been reported in 29 nations around the world, mostly in Latin America, including Argentina and Chile. The new Covid-19 variant, which was first detected in August previous year, accounts for around 81% of the cases reported since April in the country, according to WHO.

Source(s): WION