The next COVID-19 variant is scheduled to be ‘pi’ which is an ‘irrational’ and ‘infinite’ number

//
1 min read
Number Pi Day vector illustration, 14th March

When the World Health Order named the Omicron variant, it intentionally skipped two Greek letters from the previous delta variant.

The WHO has been going alphabetically but after Mu, they were presented with a problem. The next two Greek letters, Nu and Xi, both have meanings in the Chinese language. This created a dilemma for the WHO who seeks to distance China, the country of COVID-19’s initial outbreak and origin from possible negative connotations.

The Omicron strain should have been named either Nu or Xi. In Chinese, Nu means “angry” and Xi means “to hope or desire”. Xi is also the name of Chinese leader Xi Jinping. For those reasons, the World Health Order skipped using the two words.

The next letter in the Greek alphabet after omicron is pi. In mathematics, pi is an irrational number and most agree it represents infinity.

“When mathematician Johann Lambert proved that pi is irrational, the fact that it is infinite came along at the same time. The reason for this is that all irrational numbers are infinite,” ScienceABC describes the number.

This leads us to our first question. Will the World Health Order skip pi as the name of the next COVID-19 variant because of it’s an obvious marketing failure waiting to happen?

Think of the Twitter feeds…

“Who wants to come to my house for some pi?”

“Want to come to my Christmas party, bring pi.”

“Here, have some pi.”

Pi is infinite. It represents irrational chaos and it’s almost certain that the WHO will skip pi and opt for the more ominous-sounding “ro” or “sigma” COVID-19 variants.

Just imagine, contracting the pi variant on World Pi Day, March 14th.

The prospect of WHO naming the next variant pi, as many think the existing pandemic reaction by governments all over the world is irrational, fearing it could be infinite, is very low.

COVID-19 DISCLAIMER: This story contains information about COVID-19, but does not make any statements or claims about COVID-19 vaccinations, treatments, or medications. It is presented only as a factual account of actions and statements of the individuals and entities mentioned. This story includes quotes and statements from individuals that are not affiliated with Shore News Network and those statements are provided as fact, as statements made only, not as to the accuracy or legitimacy of those statements and claims. The validity of the statements and quotes have been checked to the best of our ability and may or may not represent the position of the Center for Disease Control; Federal State or Local Health Officials; medical experts, virology experts, or of Shore News Network. For the most up-to-date information about the COVID-19 virus and vaccinations, please consult the CDC, local health officials, or your personal physician. SNN encourages all Americans to seek proper medical advice from a trusted physician before taking any COVID-19 vaccine, treatment, pharmaceutical, or dietary regimen. Shore News Network does not employ any doctors, pharmacists, or virologists and none were consulted for this article. The information provided in this article is published strictly for entertainment purposes only. If you or somebody you know is experiencing COVID-19, please consult your physician or proceed to the nearest emergency room.

ABOUT SNN COVID-19 POLICY: Shore News Network is a supporter of Operation Warp speed and the COVID-19 vaccination effort, but also supports the individual right to choose and consult with their own medical professionals. All SNN affiliated members are voluntarily vaccinated as SNN offers a remote working environment. Shore News Network does not encourage or suggest any American to not protect themselves against the COVID-19 virus unless directed by their personal physician.