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Wed Mar 24, 2021, 09:21 AM

Coronavirus: 'Double Mutant' Covid Variant Found In India

Source: Yahoo News

A new double mutant variant of the coronavirus and 771 others have been detected in samples collected from 18 states across India.

Of the 10,787 samples, 736 were positive for the UK variant, 34 for the South African variant and one for the Brazilian variant.

The report comes amid a recent surge in Covid cases in India. But the government said there was no link between the spike in cases and these variants.

India reported 47,262 cases and 275 deaths on Wednesday - the sharpest daily rise this year...

Read more: https://news.yahoo.com/coronavirus-india-double-mutant-covid-100159024.html

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appalachiablue Mar 24 OP
MosheFeingold Mar 24 #1
appalachiablue Mar 24 #3
JI7 Mar 24 #4
MosheFeingold Mar 24 #5
Irish_Dem Mar 24 #2
yaesu Mar 24 #6

Response to appalachiablue (Original post)

Wed Mar 24, 2021, 09:40 AM

1. I'm kinda happy to have had COVID

Natural infection, while not effective against all strains, generally offers a more robust and lasting protection against various strains, especially when backed up by a vaccine about six months later.

Probably go get the J&J vaccine, too, in about 6 months.

(I'm way over 90.)

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Wed Mar 24, 2021, 10:01 AM

4. You are way over 90 years old ? And you survived covid

You must have a really strong immune system.

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Response to JI7 (Reply #4)

Wed Mar 24, 2021, 12:28 PM

5. Survived Hitler

Some fricking bug from a Wuhan bat (or lab or whatever the story is today) isn't going to bother me.

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Wed Mar 24, 2021, 09:45 AM

2. I already saw this movie, thank you. Pass.

Just when I think it is going to be safe again.

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Response to appalachiablue (Original post)

Wed Mar 24, 2021, 12:32 PM

6. two mutations come together in the same virus, may be more infectious or less affected by vaccines.

according to a BBC report.

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