Is ‘Deltacron’ a new Covid variant or a laboratory error?

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Dr Leonidos Kostrikis, a professor of biological sciences at the University of Cyprus, said he and his colleagues have identified 25 cases of the so-called Deltacron variant. The announcement caused concern over the weekend after it trended on social media, prompting several experts to reject his claims. Dr Krutika Kuppalli, an infectious diseases researcher with the World Health Organisation, tweeted that the variant was likely due to sequencing artefact.
4 months ago

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The Independent

Is ‘Deltacron’ a new Covid variant or a laboratory error?

Scientist claims to have discovered variant combining characteristics of Delta and Omicron strains, but experts dismissive and warn against scaremongering

4 months ago·London, United Kingdom
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