WHO announce new names for Sars-CoV-2 #coronavirus variants

Alpha, B.1.1.7, B.1.427, B.1.429, B.1.526, B.1.617, B.1.617.1, B.1.617.2, B.1.617.3, Beta, Coronavirus, Epsilon, Eta, Gamma, Iota, Kappa, P.1, P.2, P.3, Theta, Variants, Zeta

The WHO have announced new names for the confusingly named sars-cov-2 variants. The new names are based on the Greek alphabet.

Variants of Concern = Alpha, Beta, Gamma, Delta

 

Variants of Interest = Epsilon, Zeta, Eta, Theta, Iota, Kappa

 

WHO introduces new naming system for Sars-CoV-2 variants based on Greek alphabet –  Alpha, Beta, Gamma, Delta, Epsilon, Zeta, Eta, Theta, Iota, Kappa etc