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The World Health Organisation recently announced that the United Kingdom covid-19 variant has been detected in more than 41 countries. The VOC-202012/01 the was first detected in South Africa. This variant is 70% more transmissible than the other covid-19 mutants. Has VOC-202012/01 reached India? Yes. Around 38 people have been found infected with the mutant. It has ..
India and several other countries have suspended their flights from United Kingdom due to the concerns about the new variant of COVID-19 that is spreading rapidly in the country. What are the concerns? A mutant of COVID-19 has been the reason of rapid increase in COVID-19 cases in East and South England. The new variety ..
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The recent infectious wave in the UK, prompting fresh lockdown measures, is associated with a mutant variant of the SARS CoV 2 called N501Y. According to the scientists, mutation of COVID-19 is neither unexpected nor a cause of panic. What is mutation? Mutation occurs due to changes in the genetic sequence of the virus, which ..
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