WHO’s Science in 5 on COVID-19: Delta variant

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World Health Organization (WHO) published this video item, entitled “WHO’s Science in 5 on COVID-19: Delta variant” – below is their description.

What do we know about the Delta variant so far? How can we assess our risk? WWhat strategies should we apply to protect ourselves whether we are in a low vaccination or high vaccination setting? WHO’s Dr Maria Van Kerkhove explains in Science in 5.

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