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How Does the Coronavirus Variant Spread? Here’s What Scientists Know

Submitted by sbnormand on January 5, 2021 - 03:54 PM

A new mutation of the SARS-CoV-2 virus that causes COVID-19 has been identified and is far more transmissible than previous variants. The variant, known as B.1.1.7, is reportedly 50-70 percent more transmissible and researchers are looking at the implications of this mutant.

Content Source:

The New York Times

Content Author:

Apoorva Mandivilli

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