Tag: <span>mutation</span>

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The first significant mutation of the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus

Epidemiologists have been anxiously waiting for months for the virus responsible for the COVID-19 pandemic to mutate. Apparently it already has. In this way, a new study claims to have found the first really significant mutation of the pathogen, and for now we can breathe easy. Virus mutations occur naturally as the pathogen jumps from...

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The coronavirus is mutating

According to Peter Thielen, a molecular biologist at the Johns Hopkins Laboratory of Applied Physics, SARS-CoV-2 is mutating. Among the thousands of samples of the long chain of RNA that makes up the coronavirus, there are 11 mutations that have become quite common. But as far as is known now, it is always the same...