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A new SARS-CoV-2 variant (HMN.19B) has been identified in France – News-Medical.Net

New research published in the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s journal Emerging Infectious Diseases has confirmed the emergence of a new SARS-CoV-2…

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New research published in the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s journal Emerging Infectious Diseases has confirmed the emergence of a new severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) variant called HMN.19B from the viral clade 19B in France. The 19B viral clade — which includes the D614G variant — was prevalent in late 2019 but had since been rarely observed since early 2020 because of newer viral clades.
The variant is characterized by 18 amino acid mutations — including…

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