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The Guardian Nigeria News - Nigeria and World News — Features — The Guardian Nigeria News – Nigeria and World News

The Guardian Nigeria News - Nigeria and World News — Features — The Guardian Nigeria News – Nigeria and World News
The confirmation of the highly transmissible and deadly Delta variant of COVID-19 in Lagos and Oyo States, last Monday, and spike in pandemic-induced deaths in Africa, has heightened concerns of resurgence of infections in the country.

• Spike Driven By Public Fatigue With Key Health Measures — Experts • Hospital Admissions Increase Rapidly The confirmation of the highly transmissible and deadly Delta variant of COVID-19 in Lagos and Oyo States, last Monday, and spike in pandemic-induced deaths in Africa, has heightened concerns of resurgence of infections in the country.Should Nigerians be worried about the confirmation of the Delta variant in Lagos and Oyo states?Does the AstraZeneca vaccines that some ‘three’ million Nigerians have received protect against the Delta variant of COVID-19?With the reported detection of the Delta variant in Nigeria, and the near abandonment of non-pharmaceutical interventions by most Nigerians, I believe we are getting set for a third wave.

” Tomori, who is also a virologist and pioneer Vice Chancellor of Redeemer’s University, said Nigerians have reasons to be concerned about the emergence of the Delta variant in the country.To date, the Delta variant, which is currently the most transmissible of all variants, has been detected in 21 African countries, while the Alpha variant is in 35 countries and Beta in 30.

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