New coronavirus is an RNA virus, easy to mutate, which is also one of the most headache problems in various countries, and may affect the role of vaccine.
Mutated viruses have been found in the UK and South Africa before, which are the two most famous mutated strains in the new crown mutation. However, the terms of mutated viruses in the UK and South Africa are actually wrong and violate the who rules on avoiding stigmatization.
There's another reason why we used to call it a British or South African mutant virus,That is, these mutant strains have no official name,Now who is on the move.
Location should not be regarded as a part of the name of virus, disease or pathogen, and new coronavirus variant is no exception. However, people continue to see that the name of country is used to name new coronavirus variant.
Who is working with scientists to agree on a nomenclature for the new coronavirus,It will be released in the near future to ensure that individuals, surnames or locations are not stigmatized.