Friday, October 22

New strain of coronavirus: 9 questions to understand what is happening


  • James Gallagher
  • Health and Science Correspondent, BBC News

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In the UK, a different mutation of the coronavirus was detected.

Millions of people will have to assume new restrictions due to the new variant of covid-19 detected in the United Kingdom.

UK government advisers on new infections hold a “mild” theory that the new strain it’s more contagious than other variants.

However, all the research on the new variant is in an early stage and contains great uncertainties and a long list of unanswered questions.

As previously reported, viruses mutate all the time and it is vital to keep close attention to whether their behavior is changing.


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