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UK Health Ministry: Lambda Covid-19 Variant Detected Across 30 Countries

The health ministry of United Kingdom said, a new strain of the novel corona virus called as ‘Lambda’, which is much more dangerous than the Delta covid-19 variant has been detected in more than 30 countries across the world in the past four weeks.

On Monday, the health ministry of United Kingdom said, the Lambda corona virus variant had been reported to be originated from Peru, which is the country that have the highest rate of mortality in the world, and the health ministry of UK also reported that, according to a report by the Australian news portal, the Lambda covid-19 strain had been detected in the United Kingdom.

According to the Australian Portal, six cases of the Lambda novel corona virus strain have been detected in the United Kingdom till date, however, the researchers have been worried that, the ne Lambda corona virus variant might be more infectious than the Delta covid-19 variant first identified in India.

The Lambda corona virus variant accounts for around 82 percent of the reported samples of the novel corona virus cases during the month of May 2021 and June 2021 in the country of Peru, as per the latest reports citing PAHO (Pan American Health Organisation).

The PHE (Public Health England) have reported a handful of the Lambda covid-19 variant cases, that were detected in the United Kingdom, and it has also recognized the Lambda covid-19 variant as having increased transmissibility potential and increased resistance possible for neutralizing the antibodies.