News18 » Videos » News18 Shorts

Houston Study Reveals More Contagious Coronavirus Strain Has Begun To Spread

Sep 24, 2020 06:40 PM IST iVideos iVideos

The researchers examined over 5,000 genomes, recovered from the virus. The study revealed that nearly all strains in the second wave had a mutation, known as D614G. This mutation has shown to increase the number of ‘spikes’. The spike increases the ability of the mutated virus to infect the cells.