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Worse to Come? Malaysia Detects New Coronavirus Strain ‘D614G’ Which is ‘Ten Times’ Deadlier – News18

Director General of Health Noor Hisham Abdullah said that the strain could mean that existing studies on vaccines might be incomplete or ineffective against the mutation.

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A new strain of the novel coronavirus called ‘D614G’, deemed ten times more infectious, has been detected in Malaysia, said Director General of Health Noor Hisham Abdullah in a Facebook post on Saturday.
The mutation has been spotted in three cases from a cluster which started when a restaurant owner and permanent resident returned to the country from India. It has also been detected in another cluster case which started with returnees from the Philippines.
Abdullah said that the strain could …

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