New Covid-19 variant: How deadly is the new coronavirus strain found in the UK?
Zee Business Video Team | Updated: December 21, 2020 21:43 pm
New Covid-19 variant: How deadly is the new coronacirus variant found in the U.K.? While several countries are still struggling to tame the novel coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2), the emergence of the new and deadly mutated variant of the "pandemic coronavirus" has put the world once again on high alert as 2021 knocks at the door. The scientists have scrambled to figure out whether the UK variant titled `B.1.1.7` is really more adept at human-to-human transmission. They`re also wondering how it evolved so fast. According to the prestigious journal Science, the `B.1.1.7` variant has acquired 17 mutations all at once -- a feat never seen before.