In Brazil, two cases have been reported recently in which the affected persons were infected by two This article is updated on an ongoing basis. 6. August 2020 In late 2019, the first cases of an unknown disease (soon to be called Corona) appeared in Wuhan, China. The rapid spread of the disease, which caused severe symptoms and deaths in some infected people, quickly led to hospital overload. This disease spread at lightning speed across all continents... [...] virus variants at the same time.
Although the two individuals were only mildly ill (both in their 30s), scientists are concerned. Besides the Brazilian variant (B.1.1.7), once B.1.1.248 (Brazilian/Japanese variant) and once B.1.91 (Portuguese variant) were found. The reason for concern is that – if several variants spread simultaneously in an infected person – even more, possibly even more dangerous Read more: https://www.genome.gov/genetics-glossary/Mutation... [...] could form, or the emergence of such new mutations could occur even faster than before.
Here in Austria, the incidence of infection is not so high at the moment, so it is rather unlikely that such cases or the development of more dangerous mutations will occur in our country.
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