A sample collected from a patient tested for the Covid-19 in Paris. File photo: AFP
A sample collected from a patient tested for the Covid-19 in Paris. File photo: AFP

What’s known about ‘IHU’, new Covid-19 variant discovered in France

  • Variant was first detected in France and showed up in a traveller who recently arrived from Cameroon
  • WHO says variant ‘has been on our radar’, but it’s not considered a variant of interest or concern

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
A sample collected from a patient tested for the Covid-19 in Paris. File photo: AFP
A sample collected from a patient tested for the Covid-19 in Paris. File photo: AFP
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