A new coronavirus mutation is taking over the world. Here’s what that means

A new coronavirus mutation is taking over the world. Here’s what that means.

(Image: © selvanegra/iStock/Getty Images Plus) A mutation in the protein that allows SARS-CoV-2 to enter cells might make it easier for the virus to spread – or it might not make a difference at all. That’s the crux of a debate over a mutation known as D614G, which affects the spike protein on the virus’ surface.

By Miki