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Covid-19 mutations underestimated, Chinese scientists warn, as they discover new DEADLIER virus strains

A team of Chinese scientists has found dozens of new coronavirus strains, including some that destroy a host’s cells faster than others. Now, they warn that the most aggressive strains have spread across Europe and New York. The ability of the novel coronavirus to mutate has been previously vastly underestimated, a team from China’s Zhejiang University, led by Professor Li Lanjuan, says in a new study. The group found as many as 33 virus mutations in just 11 coronavirus patients they examined in the city of Hangzhou. The researchers say that 60 percent of the strains they discovered turned out to be entirely new.  Read more....

 

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