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New coronavirus strain may replace the old one, say experts
Dais Newsfeed | 25/12/2020 11:12 AM | Click to read full article
The new more infective Coronavirus strain from the United Kingdom may replace the I/A3i clade, which entered the countries from southeast Asia.
Over time, the weaker A3i clade was replaced by the A2a clade which is the prevalent global strain. Dr. Rakesh Mishra, director of CCMB, said, “The parallel strain in South Africa suggests that it affects younger people more but more research is required."