A new strain has now been found on the island of Crete .
It is composed of both the Delta strain and the Omicron variant . The two combined have the potential to cause absolute havoc on the world’s population .
Cypriot media reported the discovery Saturday, describing it as having "the genetic background of the Delta variant along with some of the mutations of Omicron".
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As of now, 25 cases of the new variant have been discovered in Cyprus. The sequences of the cases were sent to GISAID on January 7