WHO says some Covid data suggests increased risk of hospitalization from delta variant – CNBC

Maria Van Kerkhove, head of the World Health Organizations emerging illness and zoonosis unit, speaks throughout an interview following an emergency committee meeting over the new coronavirus in Geneva on Jan. 22, 2020. Pierre Albouy

People contaminated with the delta version “have not died more frequently than with the other pressures,” she said.Health officials have actually struggled with the concern for months, awaiting real-world information to play out in countries that are experiencing high levels of spread of the delta variation.”The delta variant likewise quickly overtakes all other variations any place its detected, she stated.”The occurrence of lambda version is going down … and the delta version is increasing,” Van Kerhove said.

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