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This State Just Confirmed It Has Its Own, More Contagious COVID Strain

Best Life Logo By Allie Hogan of Best Life | Slide 1 of 5: Shortly after we learned about the U.K. strain of COVID, other concerning mutations cropped up in its wake, the most concerning of which so far have stemmed from South Africa and most recently Japan. But American researchers just announced they found two new variants they believe originated in the States, both discovered in Ohio. In fact, scientists in the Buckeye State say one of the variants has already become the dominant strain in Ohio's biggest city. "Viruses naturally mutate and evolve over time, but the changes seen in the last two months have been more prominent than in the first months of the pandemic," one of the scientists involved in the research said in a statement.For more information on the new Ohio strains, read on, and for another warning about how the virus is mutating, check out Dr. Fauci Says This Is What's "Disturbing" About One New COVID Strain.Read the original article on Best Life.

This State Just Confirmed It Has Its Own, More Contagious COVID Strain

Shortly after we learned about the U.K. strain of COVID, other concerning mutations cropped up in its wake, the most concerning of which so far have stemmed from South Africa and most recently Japan. But American researchers just announced they found two new variants they believe originated in the States, both discovered in Ohio. In fact, scientists in the Buckeye State say one of the variants has already become the dominant strain in Ohio's biggest city. "Viruses naturally mutate and evolve over time, but the changes seen in the last two months have been more prominent than in the first months of the pandemic," one of the scientists involved in the research said in a statement.

For more information on the new Ohio strains, read on, and for another warning about how the virus is mutating, check out Dr. Fauci Says This Is What's "Disturbing" About One New COVID Strain.

Read the original article on Best Life.

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