Named the ‘Deltacron’ variant, researchers discovered the new strain in Cyprus. Leondios Kostrikis, professor of biological sciences at the University of Cyprus has discovered 25 cases of the new strain. The findings have now been dispatched to GISAID, an international database that tracks viruses which tracks viruses.
As of yet, it is unclear how virulent or potent the new strain is, Bloomberg reports.
Professor Kostrikis said: “We will see in the future if this strain is more pathological or more contagious or if it will prevail.”
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