Cypriot scientist dismisses “lab mistake” claims over “Deltacron” strain

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Claims that the discovery of a possible new strain of COVID-19 is the result of a “lab mistake” have been refuted by the professor responsible for detecting the variant.

Cypriot Professor of Biological Sciences Leondios Kostrikis announced last week that he had discovered a new strain of coronavirus combining characteristics of the Delta and Omicron variants, which he named Deltacron.

However, while Kostrikis told CyBC state television that the “lab mistake” claim was incorrect, he conceded that his announcement about Deltacron may have been misunderstood as meaning that a...


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Cypriot scientist dismisses “lab mistake” claims over “Deltacron” strain


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