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Coronavirus ‘mutated into THREE distinct strains' as it spread around the world

1 month ago   |   By The Sun


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Coronavirus mutated into three distinct strains as it spread across the world

Coronavirus mutated into three distinct strains as it spread across the world

1 month ago   |   By Metro

Experts have been following the ‘family tree' of coronavirus as it spread
Researchers who mapped some of the original spread of coronavirus in humans have discovered there are variants of the virus throughout the world.
They reconstructed the early evolutionary paths of Covid-19 as infection spread from Wuhan, China, out to Europe and North America. By analysing the first 160 complete virus genomes to be sequenced from human patients, scientists found the variant closest to that discovered in bats was largely found in patients from the US and Australia, not Wuhan.
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