Argentine health authorities have detected the first case of the coronavirus Mu variant in the country, it was announced Friday.
Argentina's Health Minister Carla Vizzotti Sunday admitted the new SARS-CoV-2 variant named “Mu” and which was first detected in Colombia was being watched closely, although the now more common Delta version remained the main source of concern.
By Paul Griffin (*) - This week the World Health Organization named a new “variant of interest” of the coronavirus, called the Mu variant. It was first found in Colombia in January 2021 and has been found in about 39 countries so far.
The World Health Organization (WHO) has identified a new SARS-Cov-2 variant which has been named Mu and was first detected in Colombia last January.