Coronavirus in Estonia has at least eight mutations

  • 2020-05-16
  • TBT Staff
University of Tartu researchers analysed the genomic sequences of coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) taken from six Estonians. Compared to the initial virus strain that spread in China, researchers have identified eight mutations in Estonia that have been also found in other parts of the world and two mutations which so far seem to be unique to Estonia. “All the analysed virus strains belong to the A2a clade of SARS-CoV-2, that most probably started to spread in northern Italy and currently causes infection mainly in Europe,” explained Aare Abroi, Specialist in Bioinfor...
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