Russia has the fourth highest number of cases. Photo: BloombergRussia has the fourth highest number of cases. Photo: Bloomberg
Russia has the fourth highest number of cases. Photo: Bloomberg

Coronavirus: dominant strain in Russia came from Europe after Chinese border was closed

  • Researchers in Moscow and St Petersburg find that most Covid-19 cases are linked to infections that came in from the west
  • Closing Chinese border early meant only 2 per cent of cases were from strains dominant in Asia

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Russia has the fourth highest number of cases. Photo: BloombergRussia has the fourth highest number of cases. Photo: Bloomberg
Russia has the fourth highest number of cases. Photo: Bloomberg
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