Terwyl 25 cases of the uniquely recognizable strain have been found, Kostrikis predicted it will not last against the globally dominant omicron variant.
“We will see in the future if this strain is more pathological or more contagious or if it will prevail,” he told Cyprus’ Sigma TV on Friday, volgens die verslag.
The delta variant, which once usurped the alpha coronavirus strain as the most popular, now accounts for just under 5% of new cases in the Verenigde State.
Omicron, egter, is responsible for the other 95.4% of new cases, Volgens data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
It took only about a month for delta to be dethroned by the omicron variant, which continues to surge across the U.S.