SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) VariantsJenny Abercrombie
A year into the COVID Pandemic, and the SARS-CoV-2 virus has mutated millions of times as it transmitted between people. It is what viruses do to survive & thrive. Several of those mutations have resulted in COVID Virus Variants. These variants have been identified by genetic sequencing in the few countries that have been doing aggressive testing for just these changes. Three global variants have been officially identified and, at least temporarily, named. This article outlines why this happens, what it means as far as controlling the infection rate, using current tests, vaccines, known treatments, and how we can help stop this Pandemic (finally).
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