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27 Jan, 2022 15:35

What do we know so far about the new coronavirus strain?

NeoCoV is the closest ‘relative’ of the variant that caused deadly outbreaks in 2015
What do we know so far about the new coronavirus strain?

Chinese scientists have discovered that a NeoCoV strain of coronavirus, the closest relative of the Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV), is capable, subject to mutation, of infecting people and therefore can be considered “a potential bio-safety threat” to humanity. Saying that, they underlined that the nature of NeoCoV “remains enigmatic.”

Here is what we know at the moment about the mysterious virus.