New York has reported more than 200,000 Covid-19 cases and over 20,000 deaths. Photo: AFPNew York has reported more than 200,000 Covid-19 cases and over 20,000 deaths. Photo: AFP
New York has reported more than 200,000 Covid-19 cases and over 20,000 deaths. Photo: AFP

New York coronavirus came via Europe, not directly from China, scientists say

  • Analysis of gene samples from 84 Covid-19 patients in city suggests most had a European origin, according to researchers from Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
  • Similar study conducted in April found that about two-thirds of infections in New York were probably imported from Europe
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New York has reported more than 200,000 Covid-19 cases and over 20,000 deaths. Photo: AFPNew York has reported more than 200,000 Covid-19 cases and over 20,000 deaths. Photo: AFP
New York has reported more than 200,000 Covid-19 cases and over 20,000 deaths. Photo: AFP
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