The Coronavirus Is Mutating. But Don’T Freak Out Yet.

 
Published on May 20, 2020
Channel: Verge Science
Source: Youtube

The coronavirus, SARS-CoV-2, is mutating. It’s true, but that’s not necessarily a bad thing. It sounds concerning — if the virus is changing, that could imply that it’s getting worse. That’s not the case. Although it’s true that the coronavirus is mutating, that doesn’t mean it’s getting more dangerous. In fact, it can help us in our battle against the COVID-19 pandemic. Here’s how. Read more: https://bit.ly/2LPCfZH Further reading: https://nextstrain.org/ https://www.theatlantic.com/health/archive/2020/05/coronavirus-strains-transmissible/611239/ https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2020/04/30/science/coronavirus-mutations.html Subscribe: http://bit.ly/2FqJZMl Like Verge Science on Facebook: http://bit.ly/2hoSukO Follow on Twitter: http://bit.ly/2Kr29B9 Follow on Instagram: https://goo.gl/7ZeLvX Read More: http://www.theverge.com Community guidelines: http://bit.ly/2D0hlAv Subscribe to Verge on YouTube for explainers, product reviews, technology news, and more: http://goo.gl/G5RXGs