Researchers believe the new coronavirus will continue to mutate as it spreads. Photo: EPA-EFEResearchers believe the new coronavirus will continue to mutate as it spreads. Photo: EPA-EFE
Researchers believe the new coronavirus will continue to mutate as it spreads. Photo: EPA-EFE

Chinese studies link quarantines with coronavirus mutations that may make it more ‘insidious’

  • Wuhan doctors find initial symptoms more prominent in patients seen before January 23 lockdown; separate research identified two competing strains
  • As the virus spreads around the world, scientists believe it will continue to evolve

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Researchers believe the new coronavirus will continue to mutate as it spreads. Photo: EPA-EFEResearchers believe the new coronavirus will continue to mutate as it spreads. Photo: EPA-EFE
Researchers believe the new coronavirus will continue to mutate as it spreads. Photo: EPA-EFE
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