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Animal African Trypanosomiasis
Mon, 15 Mar 2021 07:15:00 GMT
Scientists looking at the evolution of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, have found that since December 2019 – and for the first 11 months of the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic – there has been very little ‘important’ genetic change observed in the hundreds of thousands of sequenced virus genomes.