The Ministry of Health announced Israeli Today, a new Corona mutation called P681H appeared in Israel. According to the ministry, so far, at least 200 Israelis have been infected with it, but the Ministry of Health has confirmed that, unlike other mutations, it is neither more contagious nor more dangerous.
The ministry said the existing vaccine against the virus is also effective against the new mutation, but is examining new samples.
She added, “The change in the Israeli mutation is unique and includes a specific type of protein. The P681H strain has been identified in clinical samples since November 2020, but the P681H mutation was identified in Israel as early as October 2020,” explaining that the mutation was found in The cities of Haifa, Netanya, Beersheba, Safed, Rahat, and Ashdod.
According to the Israeli National Security Agency, “The main issue these days is risk management in Israel with regard to the arrival of the various mutations of the Coronavirus from abroad in light of its spread throughout the world.”
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