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MicroBinfie Podcast, 39 Explaining the naming of SARS-CoV-2 new variants

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Andrew talks to Niamh Tumelty from the University of Cambridge about SARS-CoV-2 'new variants' and tries to clear up some of the confusion around all the names flying around. Hopefully this helps to give some insights into the various names you hear, but probably by the time you listen the whole thing will have changed again since this field moves so rapidly. Andrew apologises in advance for all the errors that will be found in this podcast! If you want to read a bit more theres an interesting news item on Nature: https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-021-00097-w