New variant of Corona found, likely to spread faster than OMICRON
After Omicron, now another new form of corona virus has come. It has come to the fore in France. The meeting of the IHU variant in France has created a ruckus. It is believed that this virus is more dangerous than Omicron.
- This virus is more dangerous than Omicron
- New variant of Corona found in France
- Spreads faster than Omicron
New Delhi: At this time in the whole world, the new Omocrin variant of Corona has been spreading its feet to bring a wave of Corona. In many states of India too, due to Omicron, there is a manifold increase in daily cases. Amidst all this, a new IHU variant of Corona has been found in France, which is more mutant than OMICRON.
- 12 people in France infected with the IHU variant
Twelve people infected with the IHU variant found in the French city of Marseille had returned from the African country of Cameroon in mid-November. After which his Kovid test came positive at the airport. These people were earlier considered suspicious of OMICRON due to test positive and return from African country and genome sequencing of samples of all these 12 people was done.
In genome sequencing, a new variant of a corona was found in all these 12 people, in which there were 46 mutations on the spike protein of the virus, while Omicron had only 32 mutations. In such a situation, experts are guessing that this new mutant will spread faster than Omicron.
- Know why this variant got its name IHU
This new variant IHU of Omicron found in France was discovered by the experts of IHU Mediterrane Infection of France itself, due to which the experts here have named this new variant as IHU. This variant has not yet received any official name from the World Health Organization (WHO). Also, according to the genome arrangement, this new variant of corona is B.1.640.2 and so far no serious symptoms have been found in people affected by this new variant found in France.