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
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

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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
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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