Japan records the first infection with the mutated “lambda” mutation from Corona

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Japan records the first case of a mutation

Reuters ANDRONIKI CHRISTODOULOU

Corona virus in Japan

Japan has recorded the first case of a mutated lambda mutation of the Corona virus, which was first discovered in Peru.

Officials at the Japanese Ministry of Health said that the infection was a woman in her thirties who was discovered by the authorities after she was examined at Haneda International Airport upon her arrival from Peru on July 20.

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They added that “her infection was confirmed during a quarantine examination at the airport, without showing any symptoms.”

And they pointed out that “the virus belongs to a (lambda) mutation after an analysis conducted by the National Institute of Infectious Diseases, which confirmed that after comparing the mutation to the traditional strain, it may be more contagious and more resistant to vaccines, but its details are not known so far.”

Source: japantimes





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