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Careful monitoring of the variant Delta strain, maximum vigilance because the coronavirus has not yet been defeated and vaccination in view of its possible spread in the fall are recommended by experts and politicians in Germany.

"We need to monitor very closely the proportion of the delta strain (Indian mutation) in the new infections that are being recorded," said Ute Taichert, president of the Federal Association of Public Health Physicians, in an interview published today. of newspapers of the Funke Journalistic Group.

The head of the Medical Association also criticized the fact that "the increase in staff in the German health services continues slowly. By the end of the year, 1.500 new positions for specialized medical staff will be created in them. "Most of these positions have not yet been filled," he said.

Bavarian Health Minister Klaus Hotzek also expressed fears that "the Delta variant (Indian mutation) of the coronavirus could be underestimated. "His appearance and the high degree of infection from it show us that we have not yet defeated the coronavirus despite the markedly reduced incidence rates," he said in an interview with the Rheinische Post today. "Maximum vigilance is still required. "Attention and prudence must continue to determine our actions," said the Christian Socialist (CSU) politician.

The Social Democrats (SPD)'s Health Officer - and Karl Lauterbach, a professor of epidemiology himself - speculates that "the delta (Indian mutation) strain of the coronavirus will play a dominant role in Germany in the autumn and autumn." "I hope this will not be a big problem, especially for children who have not been vaccinated," he told the public broadcaster ARD. "Vaccinated people will not have problems with the Delta mutation, because this coronavirus mutation does not resist the vaccines used," said the SPD politician.

 

Source: RES-EAP

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