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Ministry of Health Says the Efficacy of the COVID-19 Remains High Despite New Variants

The World Health Organization states that more than 142 countries had recorded cases of the Delta variant. Belize officially confirmed the presence of the very contagious Delta Variant in early August. The Central Medical Laboratory also confirmed the presence of the Alpha and Gamma variants. And while these are variants of concern, *Deputy Regional Health Manager at the Central Health Region, Doctor Melissa Diaz-Musa says the efficacy of the vaccines remains high. *

Dr.Melissa Diaz-Musa, Deputy Regional Manager, Central Health Region: “According to WHO/PAHO definitely all vaccines are very good to fight off all the variants including the Delta variant. So the efficacy of the vaccines remain. We do know that it’s slightly less than before than what we thought with the original strain but it has been shown the AstraZeneca, the Pfizer they have been shown to be very effective against the Delta variant.”