Do vaccines also work against covid variants? The study of the Lombardy region

Do vaccines also work against covid variants? The study of the Lombardy region
Do vaccines also work against covid variants? The study of the Lombardy region

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01 July 2021 17:11

The vaccine “beats” the covid. Variants too. This was assured by the Lombardy Region Welfare Directorate General, which in recent days has carried out an analysis to verify the impact of anti-covid serums on virus mutations.

“All the covid variants are effectively covered after the completion of the vaccination cycle”, Pirellone announced in a note. in real time of the spread of the infection and its variants “, underlined by the junta photographing the situation.

Then, a fundamental passage: “On average for all the variants identified, 87.2% of the infected were not vaccinated. They were vaccinated with the first dose for 8.1% and vaccinated after full course for 4.7% “, they clarified. It is therefore evident that the vaccine practically reduces the chances of contagion, even with variants.

“In any case – they reiterated by Pirellone – vaccination coverage drastically reduces the risk of contagion and in any case the possible development of the disease in a serious form. In particular, after the completion of the vaccination cycle and 14 days after the second and last administration, the response to the vaccine is almost the same for all variants “.

The same region then provided numbers on the presence of covid variants in Lombardy. “Starting from January and until yesterday Wednesday 30 June – explained by the welfare management – 18,038 genotypes have been carried out for 16,231 patients in Lombardy. A total of 228 patients for whom the Delta variant was identified, equal to 1.4% of patients subjected to genotyping ”.

“In June alone, the percentage of cases with the Delta variant was 10% of the total monthly positive swabs. A percentage that has grown a lot in the last days of the month, even in the context of a constant decrease in covid positives, since – concludes notes – we are witnessing the switch between the Alpha and Delta variants ”.

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