Day: June 16, 2020

Mutation Helps Coronavirus Infect More Human Cells, Study Shows

By E.J. Mundell
HealthDay Reporter

SATURDAY, June thirteen, 2020 (HealthDay News) — A certain mutation in 1 strain of the new SARS-CoV-two coronavirus may well have aided it infect additional human cells and turn it into the dominant strain around the world, new laboratory investigation reveals.

Scientists at Scripps Analysis in Jupiter, Fla., stressed that their finding would not signify the virus is any additional lethal. And since this was investigation carried out in a lab, it would not but confirm that the mutation tends to make the strain additional probable to distribute between men and women, they included.

Nonetheless, “viruses with this mutation have been substantially additional infectious than those people without having the mutation in the cell culture method we employed,” review senior writer and virologist Hyeryun Choe, claimed in a Scripps news launch.

Considering that the beginning of the worldwide pandemic of COVID-19, specialists have wondered why

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