New Covid Variant Names List. The current strain that is circulating in melbourne is the kappa variant, which may spread more easily than some of the other. The world health organization wants to help.
The world health organization has recently named a new “variant of interest” of the coronavirus, called the mu variant. Since then, countries in south america and europe have reported outbreaks of mu. The south african variant has now been found in at least 20 countries, including the united kingdom.