In the last 2 years, many variants of the coronavirus that started in China have come to the fore. In such a situation, now the scientists of Wuhan city of China have issued a warning about a new coronavirus. Scientists have described this new coronavirus as very dangerous. According to him, more people may die from this new coronavirus.
Scientists of Wuhan city of China have recently issued a warning regarding the corona virus. Scientists have said that another coronavirus named ‘NeoCov’ has knocked in the world. Scientists say that this new coronavirus is highly contagious and can kill 1 in 3 infected people. Scientists say that this new coronavirus has been found in South Africa. According to Russia’s news agency Sputnik, this new type of coronavirus is much more contagious and its death rate is also very high.
However, according to the report NeoCov virus is not new. Its outbreak was first detected in the countries of West Asia in the years 2012 and 2015. It is similar to SARS-CoV-2 which causes coronavirus infection in humans. Let us tell you that in South Africa, this NeoCoV virus has been seen inside bats and it has been seen only in animals so far.
A new study published in the BioRxiv website has shown that NeoCoV and its partner PDF-2180-CoV can infect humans. According to researchers from Wuhan University and the Chinese Academy of Sciences, this new coronavirus needs only one mutation to infect human cells. It has also been said in the study that more people may die due to this new virus.
Russia’s Department of Virology and Biotechnology said in a statement issued about Neokov that at present this new coronavirus is not capable of spreading actively in humans. Right now the question is not whether this new virus spreads among people or not, but to investigate its potential and risk.
Let us tell you that the whole world is currently facing the third wave of Corona, Omicron and its sub-variant BA.2. Many cases of BA.2 are coming up in many countries including India. It has been confirmed in about 40 countries of the world. According to UKHSA, this variant is spreading much faster than Omicron. More cases of BA.2 have also been reported in Denmark. Danish researchers have expressed concern that this new variant could lead to two different peaks of the Omicron epidemic. In such a situation, now ‘NeoCov’ has increased the concern of the people a lot.