Dr. Bernard Okoe Boye has called on Ghanaians who have been vaccinated not to be afraid of any of the Coronavirus variants.
Coronavirus has posed a major challenge to the scientific world as the virus keeps mutating.
Recently, the most contagious and deadly Coronavirus variant known as Delta variant which originates from India and is a major cause of deaths in the country.
The Delta variant is said to have also affected the United Kingdom, causing the country’s Coronavirus cases to hike up rapidly.
Ghana recently recorded the variant at the Kotoka International Airport and there are speculations that the AstraZeneca vaccine is not effective against the Delta variant.
Speaking on Peace FM’s ”Kokrokoo”, Dr. Okoe Boye has debunked the speculations.
According to him, those who have received the AstraZeneca vaccines or any other approved vaccines have maximum protection against the Delta variant.
“If you have been vaccinated, you have protection against all variants that are currently in the world including Delta variant…The good news is that AstraZeneca and Sputnik-V that we have provided in Ghana, they all provide more than 90% protection for severe illness,” he emphasized.