British Prime Minister Johnson & Johnson announced that the London epidemic alert level has been upgraded tolevel4. Thereare cases of new variant strains of viral diseases in theUnited Kingdom. The World Health Organization ( WHO ) reminds European countries to strengthen epidemic prevention measures, and said that they will continue to maintain contact with the United Kingdom and update the latest information on variant viruses to various WHO member states. TheEuropean Regional Office of theWorld Health Organization (WHO) told AFP today that due to thespread of a new variant of the viraldisease ( COVID-19 ) in the UK, the WHO has called on European member states to strengthen epidemic prevention measures.
Regarding the emergence of new variant virus strains in the UK, the British Prime Minister Johnson & Johnson held a press conference to warn that the new variant virus strain may increase the infection rate by 70% compared with the old virus strain , and announced that the London epidemic alert level has been upgraded to level 4 . Many European countries including Germany , France, the Netherlands and other countries have imposed bans on British flights. According to a report by Agence France-Presse, in response to the emergence of a variant virus in the United Kingdom, the spokesperson of the WHO Regional Office for Europe also made an appeal to remind countries that they must double control and preventive measures.
On the 20th , the World Health Organization said through a Twitter post, “We are in close contact with British officials for new variants of viral diseases.” The World Health Organization said that the United Kingdom will continue to share their epidemic analysis information and ongoing developments. Research results. The WHO pledged to continue to update all WHO member states with the latest information related to the variant virus.
Even if the emergence of vaccines from large-scale vaccination to the epidemic is controlled, there is still a long time to advance. Besides, side effects, repeated infections, virus variants, decreased immunity, and in-depth prevention and anti-epidemic issues, if not handled well, the consequences will be disastrous. Therefore, the battle between humans and viruses is far from over.