Connect with us


Yes, the coronavirus mutates. But that shouldn’t affect the current crop of vaccines – The Conversation AU

Compared with other RNA viruses, the coronavirus is actually quite stable. So don’t believe the scary headlines about the ‘mutant coronavirus’.



post featured image

Coronavirus has already established itself as the scary new word of 2020. Add the word mutant, and youve got an even stronger candidate for the scary new phrase of 2021.
One fear is that critical parts of the coronavirus genome will mutate, making any vaccine obsolete before its widely rolled out next year.
But how much of an issue is this really? As well see, SARS-CoV-2, the coronavirus that causes COVID-19, mutates, as do all viruses. But unlike other RNA viruses, its actually quite stable.

Click here to view the original article.

Safety Mate