The new wave of Infection in Beijing is possibly a Mutation of the Coronavirus. Researchers suspect that the pathogen could still be contagious.Recently, a new wave of Infection in Beijing was known. In all probability it is a Mutation of the Coronavirus*. A study suggests that mutations could make the pathogen is still infectious.
The news of a new wave of Infection in Beijing is causing concern - especially because it might be a Mutation of the Coronavirus. A Virus changed with time, however, it is normal.
Coronavirus-mutations: Is the causative agent of contagious?
Since the beginning of the pandemic, researchers have> already registered a hundred different mutations in the Coronavirus
researchers at the medical research facility, the Scripps Research in the US state of California have found, for example, that a specific Mutation of the novel Coronavirus can infect more cells . The scientists studied a Mutation with the Code D614G that was discovered, especially in Europe and North America, in virus samples. Under laboratory conditions, they were able to demonstrate that this Mutation has more so-called Spike protein, which the Virus can more easily infect the body. Whether these viruses to severe or fatal disease causes the form of more frequent, but is not clear.
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Possible mutations: How dangerous the Virus is in Beijing?
trigger of a new infection wave in Beijing seems a a new variant of the pathogen, SARS-CoV-2 , such as Zeng Guang, an epidemiologist of the Chinese health authorities, the Global Times reported. According to the current state of knowledge of the origin of this mutated pathogen* is located in the cutting boards in the Xinfadi wholesale market in Beijing, which imported salmon was prepared.
According to virologist Christian Drosten of the Berlin Charité mutations must not be seen in principle in the negative, as he explained in an NDR Podcast at the beginning of June in relation to current studies. A Mutation could weaken a Virus also, for example, if the Virus is still a better nose and a better transfer would be replicated: " we are sick in the nose the not-too-thereof . That is to say, the Whole thing is in the long term, a runny nose, no longer interested in the lungs at all. Something like this could happen."
Whether the new variant of the Coronavirus to a weaker or more aggressive Mutation that has yet to be verified. The "origin and the extent of" this new outbreak is being investigated, assured the WHO chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus on Monday at a virtual press conference.
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