According to an immunologist, there is a new strain of COVID called “COVID-22” and it’s possibly even deadlier than the Delta variant.
Immunologist Professor Doctor Sai Reddy who works at ETH Zurich in the Department of Biosystems Science & Engineering in Switzerland, says the Delta variant is simply a precursor for an even worse strain of what’s to come.
According to Reddy, everyone needs to prepare for COVID-22 to be worse than what we’re witnessing right now and that this was inevitable with current variants circulating. They will combine to create even deadlier strains.
According to Reddy, the dominating viruses are Delta is the U.S. and India, Beta in South Africa, and Gamma in Brazil.
These will eventually combine to create a super strain that Reddy is calling COVID-22 and he said vaccines need to be prepared.
This virus may have “escape mutations” which work to get around vaccines, making them less effective.
This has been seen in he Beta strain.