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New Covid Variant Identified In The UK

1 month ago   |   By Huffington Post

A new variant of coronavirus has been identified in the UK. There are 16 cases of the strain, which Public Health England has designated a “variant under investigation”. Known as VUI-202102/04 , it is understood to have originated in the UK. The cases were identified on February 15 through genomic horizon scanning. All those who tested positive and their contacts have been traced and advised to isolate. There are two classifications for Covid variants identified by Nervtag (the government's new and emerging respiratory viruses advisory group). The more serious is “variant of concern”...
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New covid variant found in UK after 16 cases spark investigation

New covid variant found in UK after 16 cases spark investigation

1 month ago   |   By Daily Record

Scientists first discovered the new strain on February 15 through ‘genome scanning'
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