Delta COVID Variant Becoming Globally Dominant, Says Top WHO Scientist.

Delta COVID Variant Becoming Globally Dominant, Says Top WHO Scientist

The Delta variant of Covid was first identified in India (File)

Geneva, Switzerland:

The World Health Organization's chief scientist said on Friday that the Delta variant of COVID-19, first identified in India, is becoming the globally dominant variant of the disease.

"The Delta variant is well on its way to becoming the dominant variant globally because of its increased transmissability," WHO's Soumya Swaminathan told a news conference.

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