The United States and Britain are the two major mutation hotbeds at the moment, according to a non-peer-review paper by Chinese scientists posted on bioRxiv.org. Photo: Bloomberg
The United States and Britain are the two major mutation hotbeds at the moment, according to a non-peer-review paper by Chinese scientists posted on bioRxiv.org. Photo: Bloomberg

Coronavirus may be here for much longer – due to rapid mutations

  • Since January, the virus has gone through at least six major gene changes that boosted its ability to infect and evade the human immune system
  • The US and Britain are the two major virus mutation hotbeds at the moment, say scientists

The United States and Britain are the two major mutation hotbeds at the moment, according to a non-peer-review paper by Chinese scientists posted on bioRxiv.org. Photo: Bloomberg
The United States and Britain are the two major mutation hotbeds at the moment, according to a non-peer-review paper by Chinese scientists posted on bioRxiv.org. Photo: Bloomberg
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