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Mutated Form of SARS-CoV-2 Is Dominant, But Doesn't Make Patients Sicker, Study Says

News   Jul 03, 2020 | By Molly Campbell, Science Writer, Technology Networks

 
Mutated Form of SARS-CoV-2 Is Dominant, But Doesn't Make Patients Sicker, Study Says

The variant in question, D614G, makes a small but effective change in the virus's "Spike" protein, which the virus uses to enter human cells. Credit: LANL.

 
 
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