Viruses are typically categorised beneath two sections-‘variant of concern’ and ‘variant of curiosity.’ The Mu variant has been termed because the variant of curiosity, which implies it appears to be like prefer it has the potential to do extra hurt. Mu has the potential to trigger larger hurt, however there may be nonetheless much less proof to verify this.
Other than this new variant that emerged in Colombia, the WHO has branded 4 different variants -Eta, Iota, Kappa and Lambda- because the variants of curiosity.
Some preliminary research counsel that Mu is a severe variant and may dominate even the Delta variant within the coming instances. In such a case it might be upgraded as a variant of concern like Alpha, Beta, Gamma and Delta.