In the midst of a global increase, Moderna has issued a warning about new Covid versions.1 min read
Stéphane Bancel, CEO of Moderna, says there’s a 20% risk that future Covid versions will be more harmful than the ones we now know about. According to Reuters, more than 1.28 lakh people have died in Germany so far, with 288 deaths since Thursday. 3. In Italy, there were 81,811 new Covid cases added, up from 76,260 the day before. Another European country where a new increase has caused concern is this one.
In China, there were 1,366 cases on Thursday (down from 2,054 the day before), although asymptomatic instances are on the rise, according to reports. Covid instances increased by more than 60% in a single day in Shanghai, reaching a new high of 1,609. Another Asian nation where infections spiked in March was South Korea. According to the AFP news agency, it can be used for people with immune system disorders or severe responses to existing coronavirus vaccinations.