A new variant of Coronavirus AY.4.2, which is the subspecies of the strain “Delta”, found in Russia. According to TASS, this was stated by the head of the scientific group of developing new methods for diagnosing human diseases Tsindi Epidemiology of Rospotrebnadzor Camille Hafizov.
Note that the AY.4.2 option was discovered in the UK. According to British scientists, it is one of the 45 subspecies of the Delta strain. At the Institute of Genetics at the University College of London, Francois, Ballu suggested that the new strain can spread by 10-15% faster than the previous version of the “Delta”.