Chronic COVID-19 infections make mutations easier. – Scientific Inquirer

https://scientificinquirer.com/2021/02/09/chronic-covid-19-infections-make-mutations-easier/

…Writing in Nature, a team led by Cambridge researchers report how they were able to observe SARS-CoV-2 mutating in the case of an immunocompromised patient treated with convalescent plasma. In particular, they saw the emergence of a key mutation also seen in the new variant that led to the UK being forced once again into strict lockdown, though there is no suggestion that the variant originated from this patient…

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