Another new coronavirus variant now detected in 13 countries

Another new coronavirus variant now detected in 13 countries

(Image credit: Matthew Horwood/Getty Images) A new coronavirus variant has been detected in the U.K., Nigeria and 11 other countries, including the U.S., according to a by researchers at the University of Edinburgh. The variant, dubbed B.1.125, contains a mutation in the virus’s spike protein, which allows it to bind to and enter human cells.

By Miki