Scientists say the new coronavirus may be significantly different from Sars. Photo: APScientists say the new coronavirus may be significantly different from Sars. Photo: AP
Scientists say the new coronavirus may be significantly different from Sars. Photo: AP

Coronavirus far more likely than Sars to bond to human cells due to HIV-like mutation, scientists say

  • Research by team from Nankai University shows new virus has mutated gene similar to those found in HIV and Ebola
  • Finding may help scientists understand how the infection spreads and where it came from

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Scientists say the new coronavirus may be significantly different from Sars. Photo: APScientists say the new coronavirus may be significantly different from Sars. Photo: AP
Scientists say the new coronavirus may be significantly different from Sars. Photo: AP
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