‘Deltacron’: New Covid variant or laboratory error?  The IndependentView Full coverage on Google News
What is Deltacron?What is Deltacron?

Deltacron: New Covid variant or laboratory error? | The Independent

A report of a coronavirus strain combining elements of the Delta and Omicron variants was questioned soon after it emerged.A report of a coronavirus strain combining elements of the Delta and Omicron variants was questioned soon after it emerged.

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This Snapshot feature looks at the evidence for and against the existence of a new, "combination" variant of SARS-CoV-2, dubbed "Deltacron."This Snapshot feature looks at the evidence for and against the existence of a new, "combination" variant of SARS-CoV-2, dubbed "Deltacron."

Deltacron: Is there a new variant at large, and should we worry?

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The new variant is likely far more transmissible than Delta but studies suggest it may be less severe.The new variant is likely far more transmissible than Delta but studies suggest it may be less severe.

Explainer: Omicron vs Delta — what more we know about the new Covid-19 variant - World - DAWN.COM

A COVID super-mutation is still possible if the world doesn't 'intensify efforts to fight the pandemic globally', it has been warned. An epidemiologist said there was a 'greater risk' of further coronavirus variants developing through the combination of mutations because of a growing number of viruses.A COVID super-mutation is still possible if the world doesn't "intensify efforts to fight the pandemic globally", it has been warned. An epidemiologist said there was a "greater risk" of further coronavirus variants developing through the combination of mutations because of a growing number of viruses.

Covid 'super-mutation' warning: Urgent plea as 'Deltacron' panic strikes Europe | Science | News | Express.co.uk

An alleged hybrid mutation of the Delta and Omicron strains of the virus has raised a lot of questions about the future of the pandemic. But an increasing number of experts insist it is most probably a false alarm.An alleged hybrid mutation of the Delta and Omicron strains of the virus has raised a lot of questions about the future of the pandemic. But an increasing number of experts insist it is most probably a false alarm.

Why we shouldn’t panic over the Covid Deltacron alert — RT Op-ed

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The term made headlines this week after a researcher in Cyprus allegedly discovered a strain that combines both the Omicron and Delta variants of Covid-19. The term made headlines this week after a researcher in Cyprus allegedly discovered a strain that combines both the Omicron and Delta variants of Covid-19.

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Maria van Kerkhove, an infectious disease epidemiologist at the WHO, clarified that it's possible for an individual to be infected with different variants of SARS-CoV-2Maria van Kerkhove, an infectious disease epidemiologist at the WHO, clarified that it's possible for an individual to be infected with different variants of SARS-CoV-2

'Deltacron is a result of...': WHO on new Covid strain that combines Delta and Omicron

WHO technical lead of Covid-19 Dr Maria Van Kerkhove said it is possible for an individual to be infected with different variants of Covid-19. She added that there have been examples of coinfection wherein an individual gets infected with both influenza and Covid-19 “throughout this pandemic.”  | World NewsWHO technical lead of Covid-19 Dr Maria Van Kerkhove said it is possible for an individual to be infected with different variants of Covid-19. She added that there have been examples of coinfection wherein an individual gets infected with both influenza and Covid-19 “throughout this pandemic.” 

‘Deltacron might be a result of…’: WHO on infection with Delta and Omicron | World News - Hindustan Times

Scientists have said that the supposed “Deltacron” variant is “almost certainly” not a terrifying new hybrid variant virus. In fact, it’s suspected to be t“Deltacron” may sound like a Transformers villain, but it’s likely not as worrying as some media reports have made out. Scientists have said that the suppo

Is "Deltacron" A Hybrid Variant? Experts Confident It's Just A Lab Error | IFLScience

How does one increase the chance of catching the COVID-19 virus? Expert says it is when a person does a combination of things like not wearing masks properly, not sanitizing hands, etc. TheHealthSite.comHow does one increase the chance of catching the COVID-19 virus? Expert says it is when a person does a combination of things like not wearing masks properly, not sanitizing hands, etc.

Omicron To Delta Variant: Here’s Where And How You Are Most Likely To Catch COVID-19 | TheHealthSite.com

Maria Van Kerkhove, the WHO’s Covid-19 technical lead, said this phrase “Deltacron”, which suggests that Delta and Omicron have combined, is not really a thing.Maria Van Kerkhove, the WHO’s Covid-19 technical lead, said this phrase “Deltacron”, which suggests that Delta and Omicron have combined, is not really a thing.

Deltacron Is Result Of Contamination During Sequencing Process: WHO

PETALING JAYA: A Cypriot scientist has defended his assertion that a new strain of Covid-19 exists that combines characteristics of the Delta and Omic...PETALING JAYA: A Cypriot scientist has defended his assertion that a new strain of Covid-19 exists that combines characteristics of the Delta and Omic...

‘Deltacron’ discovery not a mistake, says scientist

Deltacron, the reported new variant of COVID-19 said to combine both delta and omicron variants, has sparked a reaction of skepticism from world health experts.Deltacron, the reported new variant of COVID-19 said to combine both delta and omicron variants, has sparked a reaction of skepticism from world health experts.

Deltacron: a new variant of COVID-19 or a lab contamination mishap? | Fox News

Now that the full sequence of Omicron has become known it’s remarkable to see how different Omicron is from all the other SARS-CoV-2 variants. It did not arise as a simple mutation of the others, it’s different in several ways. It has 60 RNA mutations causing 36 amino acid changes, several in the all-important spike […]

The Omicron Variant: COVID or Common Cold? – Ricochet The Omicron Variant: COVID or Common Cold? - Ricochet</a></p> </figcaption> </figure> <figure> <amp-img width="330" height="194" src="https://media.citizen.co.za/wp-content/uploads/2022/01/deltacron-omicron-delta-variant-covid-19-is-deltacron-a-new-variant.jpg" class="attachment-better-amp-small size-better-amp-small wp-post-image" alt="" srcset="https://media.citizen.co.za/wp-content/uploads/2022/01/deltacron-omicron-delta-variant-covid-19-is-deltacron-a-new-variant.jpg" sizes="(max-width: 300px) 300vw, 300px"></amp-img> <figcaption> There is a new Covid-19 phrase making headline and it sounds scary. Is Deltacron a new variant? is there a reason for concern?Is Deltacron a new variant, or a combination of the Delta variant and Omicron? Here's what you need to know. <p><a href="http://glbnews.com/url.html?p=https://www.citizen.co.za/news/covid-19/2958496/is-deltacron-new-covid-19-variant-2022/" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">Is Deltacron a new variant – Here's what you need to know — The Citizen</a></p> </figcaption> </figure> <figure> <amp-img width="330" height="194" src="https://www.thesun.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2022/01/unnamed-17.jpg?strip=all&quality=100&w=1200&h=800&crop=1" class="attachment-better-amp-small size-better-amp-small wp-post-image" alt="" srcset="https://www.thesun.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2022/01/unnamed-17.jpg?strip=all&quality=100&w=1200&h=800&crop=1" sizes="(max-width: 300px) 300vw, 300px"></amp-img> <figcaption> A new Covid-19 variant was discovered in Cyprus on Saturday, January 9, 2022.Researchers believe it is a combination of multiple variants and mutationA new Covid-19 variant was discovered in Cyprus on Saturday, January 9, 2022. Researchers believe it is a combination of multiple variants and mutations of the coronavirus. What is the Deltacron Co… <p><a href="http://glbnews.com/url.html?p=https://www.thesun.co.uk/news/17267198/deltacron-varient-covid-cypress-new-coronavirus/" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">What is the Deltacron Covid variant?</a></p> </figcaption> </figure> <figure> <amp-img width="330" height="194" src="https://businessmirror.com.ph/wp-content/uploads/2022/01/dreamstime_xl_236027736-1-scaled.jpg" class="attachment-better-amp-small size-better-amp-small wp-post-image" alt="" srcset="https://businessmirror.com.ph/wp-content/uploads/2022/01/dreamstime_xl_236027736-1-scaled.jpg" sizes="(max-width: 300px) 300vw, 300px"></amp-img> <figcaption> How do scientists know what versions of the coronavirus are present? How quickly can they see which viral variants are making inroads in a population? Epidemiologists who study novel approaches for outbreak detection explain how the genomic surveillance system works in the US and why it’s important to know which virus variants are…How do scientists know what versions of the coronavirus are present? How quickly can they see which viral variants are making inroads in a population? Epidemiologists who study novel approaches for outbreak detection explain how the genomic surveillance system works in the US and why it’s important to know which virus variants are… <p><a href="http://glbnews.com/url.html?p=https://businessmirror.com.ph/2022/01/12/from-delta-to-omicron-heres-how-scientists-know-which-coronavirus-variants-are-circulating-in-the-us/" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">From delta to omicron, here’s how scientists know which coronavirus variants are circulating in the US | Alexander Sundermann, University of Pittsburgh Health Sciences and Lee Harrison, University of Pittsburgh Health Sciences</a></p> </figcaption> </figure> <figure> <amp-img width="330" height="194" src="https://cdn.govexec.com/media/img/cd/2022/01/10/011122covidtest/open-graph.jpg" class="attachment-better-amp-small size-better-amp-small wp-post-image" alt="" srcset="https://cdn.govexec.com/media/img/cd/2022/01/10/011122covidtest/open-graph.jpg" sizes="(max-width: 300px) 300vw, 300px"></amp-img> <figcaption> A nationwide genomic surveillance system analyzes positive COVID-19 tests to build a picture of which variants are spreading in the population.A nationwide genomic surveillance system analyzes positive COVID-19 tests to build a picture of which variants are spreading in the population. <p><a href="http://glbnews.com/url.html?p=https://www.govexec.com/technology/2022/01/delta-omicron-heres-how-scientists-know-which-coronavirus-variants-are-circulating-us/360551/" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">From Delta to Omicron, Here’s How Scientists Know Which Coronavirus Variants Are Circulating in the US - Government Executive</a></p> </figcaption> </figure> </div> </div> </div> <amp-animation id="showAnim" layout="nodisplay"> <script type="application/json"> { "duration": "600ms", "fill": "both", "iterations": "1", "direction": "alternate", "animations": [ { "selector": "#scrollToTopButton", "keyframes": [ { "opacity": "1", "visibility": "visible" } ] } ] } </script> </amp-animation> <!-- ... and the second one is for adding the button.--> <amp-animation id="hideAnim" layout="nodisplay"> <script type="application/json"> { "duration": "200ms", "fill": "both", "iterations": "1", "direction": "alternate", "animations": [ { "selector": "#scrollToTopButton", "keyframes": [ { "opacity": "0", "visibility": "hidden" } ] } ] } </script> </amp-animation> <!-- ... and the second one is for adding the button.--> <button id="scrollToTopButton" on="tap:top-page.scrollTo(duration=200)" class="scrollToTop">⌃</button> <footer class="better-amp-footer "><div class="better-amp-footer-nav"> </div> <amp-auto-ads type="adsense" data-ad-client="ca-pub-3459615361745091"> </amp-auto-ads> <amp-analytics type="googleanalytics"><script type="application/json">{"vars":{"account":"UA-55602305-8"},"triggers":{"trackPageview":{"on":"visible","request":"pageview"}}}</script></amp-analytics></footer></div></body></html>