Covid's new variant Deltacron is here? 

A Cypriot scientist said that he was right to say that there is a new strain of COVID-19 that has both the delta and omicron variants in it.

Other scientists think Leonidas Kostrikis's findings are caused by lab contamination.

 He said that the cases he has found "indicate an evolutionary pressure on an ancestral strain to get these mutations and not a single recombination event."

This "hybrid" version has been found in 25 people so far.

Deltron infections are more common in people who have been hospitalized for COVID-19 than in people who haven't been hospitalized. This means that the contamination hypothesis isn't true.

What's more, the samples were run through a number of different sequencing procedures in more than one country.

And at least one sequence from Israel that was put in a global database has genetic traits of deltacron, he said.

It isn't clear yet whether or not the Deltacron variant has been approved by an international health authority.

They say that Deltacron is not new because it can't be traced or plotted on a phylogenetic tree of SARS-CoV-2 viruses because it doesn't have a new name or look different.

He said that the new "variant" isn't something to be concerned about right now.

To put it all together, there is a chance that Deltacron could be here and soon be recognised by international institutions.

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