WHO Official Says Iota Variant of COVID-19 Does Not Lead to More Severe Disease

MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Preliminary data established that the Iota variant of the coronavirus, first discovered in New York in November 2020, does not result in more severe disease, Maria Van Kerkhove, the World Health Organization's technical lead for COVID-19, said on Wednesday.

WHO Official Says Iota Variant of COVID-19 Does Not Lead to More Severe Disease
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Preliminary data established that the Iota variant of the coronavirus, first discovered in New York in November 2020, does not result in more severe disease, Maria Van Kerkhove, the World Health Organization's technical lead for COVID-19, said on Wednesday.