Another covid variety has been identified in France. Medical experts say it is confusing that another covid variety has emerged as the Omicron variant spreads around the world.
It is estimated that the new variety has 46 mutations and can spread rapidly.
Twelve people have been reported infected in southeastern France so far with the new strain of B.1.640.2 and it is also known as IHU.
The first infected person to be identified was identified as a native of Cameroon, West Africa.
He was also reported to have received both doses of the vaccine.