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New study reports of mutant coronavirus that may be more contagious


A report from Los Angeles Times. Today suggesting the scientists have identified a new strain of the virus that has become dominant worldwide and appears to be more contagious than the versions that spread in the early days of the cove nineteen pandemic. According to a new study led by scientists at Los Alamos the new strain appeared in February in Europe migrated quickly to the east coast of the United States and has been the dominant strain across the world since mid-march according to the scientists in addition to spreading faster. And maybe make vulnerable to a second infection after first bout with the disease wherever the new strain appeared at quickly infected far more people than the earlier strains that came out of China within weeks that was prevalent in some nations according to the report the new strains dominance over its predecessors demonstrates it is more infectious according to the report although exactly why is not yet known so that is depressing news because according to study leader. Betty Corpora computational biologist at Los Alamos. She said the story is worrying. We see a mutated form of the virus very rapidly emerging viruses with this mutation population. They rapidly begins to take over the local epidemic. Thus they're more transmissible says. This is hard news but don't be disheartened by our team at Los. Alamos was able to document this mutation and and its impact on transmission. Only because of a massive global effort of clinical people at the bottom line here is that scientists at major organizations working on a vaccine or drugs told the La Times. They're pinning their hopes evidence. The viruses stable Los Alamos report could theoretically upend that assumption. Well if that's the case then we waiting for a vaccine is that a strategy

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