In France, another variant of Covid was detected, linked to the trip to Cameroon.
The IHU variant has 46 mutations (more than Omicron), however the WHO has not labeled it as a variant of concern… not yet.
Volpe 29 reported:
A new variant of COVID-19 has been detected in France. The variant was called IHU.
It was found that it had infected 12 people living in an area near Marseille, a port city in southern France.
Health officials found that the IHU has 46 mutations. They are even more mutations than those found in the omicron.
The cases have been linked to the trip to the African country Cameroon.
The new strain has not yet been identified in other countries and the World Health Organization (WHO) has not labeled the new strain as a variant under consideration. He hasn’t put any strains on the list since adding omicron in November 2021.
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