An official of the World Health Organization (WHO) said the upcoming BA.2 form of the Omicron Coronavirus variant doesn’t seem to be any more severe than the original and existing BA.1 form, but it is more transmissible than the original. WHO has also said that Omicron hasn’t yet peaked in many countries, but it has issued a statement to the government authorities to lift coronavirus precautions.
Omicron subvariant BA.2 is more transmissible than the original
It’s premature for any country either to surrender or to declare victory. The Director General of WHO said, this virus is dangerous, and it progresses to evolve rapidly, but not more dangerous.At present, WHO is tracking 4 sub-lineages of the Omicron variant.
The new subvariant has more growth advantage and causes less severe disease than Delta, the second wave of CoronaVirus. Already, Omicron BA.2 has started it’s rapidity in Denmark country by affecting the people day-by-day. These two main lineages of Omicron vary from each other by more than 40 point mutations.
However, this BA.2 variant was found first in December in South Africa. This subvariant is likely to infect vaccinated people. The officials from WHO are trying to spread the news about this subvariant, which is continuing to circulate across the world.