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Another new coronavirus variant now detected in 13 countries – Livescience.com

The variant, called B.1.525, contains a worrisome mutation.

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A new coronavirus variant has been detected in the U.K., Nigeria and 11 other countries, including the U.S., according to a report
by researchers at the University of Edinburgh. 
The variant, dubbed B.1.125, contains a mutation in the virus’s spike protein, which allows it to bind to and enter human cells. Scientists worry that because of this mutation, known as E484K, current vaccines may be less effective against this new variant.  
This mutation also appears in the coronavirus variants that…

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