WHO alerts those recovered from COVID-19 about new strains | Digital Trends Spanish



The World Health Organization (WHO) warned this Friday, February 12, that people who have recovered from COVID-19 could contract other variants of the SARS-CoV-2 virus.

The United Nations health agency cited preliminary reports from South Africa, suggesting that prior infection does not confer immunity against a more powerful strain of the virus.

Additionally, he noted that these findings show that COVID-19 vaccines may be less effective in protecting against these variants.

Either way, the WHO recognized that in a scenario of this nature, vaccination will at least reduce the severity of the disease.

“Trials in South Africa and Brazil with different candidates have shown complete protection against serious illness, hospitalization and death,” said Soumya Swaminathan, WHO Principal Scientist.

He added that there are reports that “if they give you the vaccine and you get infected, the viral load is much lower. Therefore, the chances of infecting others may be less ”.

The problem of variants

On Thursday, February 11, the head of the UK genetics program Sharon Peacock claimed that the world could deal with COVID-19 variants for even a decade.

People who have been infected with COVID-19 generate antibodies and immunity through cells that could prevent reinfection.

However, researchers continue to study the extent to which infection and vaccination protect against new variants of the coronavirus, some of which may be much more infectious.

For now, the authorities trust that vaccinated people continue to take precautions, such as the use of masks, hand washing and social distancing to control the spread of the virus.

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