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Study: Dominant form of virus ’10 times’ more infectious than original strain – The Times of Israel

Researchers say mutation in Wuhan virus gave it sturdier spikes to latch onto cells, with lab tests showing it is far more contagious; but some scientists urge caution

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A form of the novel coronavirus which has become the dominant type in much of the world may have done so thanks to a mutation that allows it to better latch onto human hosts’ cells, new research indi…

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