Mu, identified as B.1.621, is a strain of COVID-19 viruses originally detected by the World Health Organization in Colombia this year. Back in August, the variant was considered a strain “of interest” by WHO. Researchers believe the variation is worthwhile considering keeping an eye on, as it has reached 39 states out of 49 in the United States of America.
But much of the Mu version is still unknown.
What is the distribution of the Mu variant?
The Mu version has been extended to 49 countries as well as Washington D.C. Nebraska seems to be an outlier. The Mu variety was reported by World Health Officials authorities in two continents in 39 nations with intermittent outbreaks.
Do vaccinations work for this strain?
While a lot regarding Mu is unclear at the moment, initial investigations show that the variant is more resilient to vaccination antibodies.
The pandemic may still be evolving. It may have multiple variations/strategies, depending on its underlying cause. There may be a new strain that has not yet been identified or identified as a strain by its developers. It may evolve in a way that causes different symptoms or different landing pages. The clinical course of COVID-19 is still evolving.
Infection control experts from around the world are working together to support WHO’s efforts to contain the pandemic by monitoring changes and exchanges of information among clinical laboratories, public health agencies, and other groups. As part of this collaboration, data collected during surveillance of circulating cases may be used to provide early warning signs to countries and populations and help inform prevention strategies. Data exchanged under this system will be used to help inform decisions about which countries and populations should be advised to monitor for changes