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Unusual coronavirus mutation discovered in Belgium

In Belgium, a new strain of  has been discovered that behaves differently from other mutations.

This is reported by Le Figaro.

Usually, when a mutation occurs, copies of the DNA fragments of the original virus are lost. The Belgian version, on the contrary, collects a lot of additions.

It is too early to say whether it is more contagious or dangerous than other options. The new strain is found in patients receiving outpatient treatment, not those in intensive care units.

Scientists also have “no idea” about its resistance to vaccines.



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