Tokyo Medical University confirms the first new delta strain


Translated by Education Team- Laosan

Tokyo Medical University announced on August 30  a new delta strain has been confirmed for the first time in Japan, the mutation is similar to the British mutant alpha stain.  The new variant Delta strain was tested in a patient at the university hospital in mid-August. It was found that the patient had no history of traveling abroad and was most likely to be infected and mutated in Tokyo. Professor Takeuchi Hiraki from the Department of Virus Control said that this variant strain may participate and further strengthen the infection and spread the Delta strain viral prevalence in Tokyo at present, only 8 cases of this kind of mutation of Delta strain has been reported in the world, and this diagnosis is the first case in Japan.


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