Coronavirus strain with a double mutation discovered in the U.S.

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In the United States recorded the first case of infection with a new strain of coronavirus with a double mutation, which was previously discovered in India.

Specialists at the Stanford Clinical Virology Laboratory have confirmed that this variant of the virus has been found in the San Francisco Bay Area. According to their information, seven other suspected cases of infection with the Indian strain are currently being tested.

On March 24, it was reported that a new strain of coronavirus with a double mutation has been found in India. “A new double mutation has been detected in the country along with several other variants of the coronavirus,” the country’s health ministry said in a statement. Authorities do not yet have enough information to establish a direct link between the mutation and the rapid increase in cases in some Indian states.

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