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UK variant of Covid-19 has mutated again

India Today | 02/02/2021 06:50 PM | Click to read full article

The scientists have observed new genetic changes in the Covid-19 variant, which was already said to be more contagious and "possibly more deadly". The latest tests have shown a mutation, called E484K.

Dr Julian Tang, a virus expert at the University of Leicester, said that if the mutated versions of Covid-19 continue to spread across the globe, they could merge to make a new version of the virus.