Local COVID Delta mutant gets new name

By Dilanthi Jayamanne | Published: 2:00 AM Sep 27 2021
News Local COVID Delta mutant gets new name

By Dilanthi Jayamanne

The new mutated delta variant of the COVID-19 virus has been officially named as ‘AY.28 Alias’ of the B.1.617.2.28, Director of Operations and Clinical Services at Allergy Immunology and Cell Biology Unit, University of Sri Jayewardenepura (SJU), Dr.Chandima Jeewandara, said. He tweeted, “Our new delta branch with 701S is now officially AY.28Alias of B.1.617.2.28, Sri Lanka lineage.”


 

By Dilanthi Jayamanne | Published: 2:00 AM Sep 27 2021

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