The new strain, named ‘IHU’, was discovered by scientists at the Méditerranée Infection University Hospital Institute (IHU) in Marseilles.
It is believed to have come from Cameroon, as one of the 12 patients who tested positive with the mutation in Southern France had returned from the African country.
At the moment, the World Health Organisation (WHO) hasn’t declared the variant as being of concern, but this hasn’t stopped people from worrying about it.
Over on Twitter, people are reacting to the new variant with memes. Here are 19 of them…
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19 IHU Variant Memes
Can Covid stop mutating… for five minutes!
Here we go again.
Waiting in line for your 50th booster dose.
Done with 2022 already.
What I’ll be wearing every time I leave the house.
What is life right now?
How all the variants be coming to us.
It should stand for the ‘I Hate You’ variant.
How everyone is feeling.
Covid-19 has been renewed for another season.
Everything is not fine.
All previous variants looking at IHU.
When you go on Twitter for a distraction but all you see is IHU.
Feeling desensitised to all these new variants.
Never leaving the house again.
Bake wake up, new Covid strain just dropped.
Dr. Fauci right now.
Live will never be the same again.
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