Researchers identify a novel SARS-CoV-2 variant (with the V1230L mutation) in West Bengal, India

By | May 28, 2021
Researchers analyzed 2,000 viral genomes of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) – the causative agent of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) – sequences obtained from India and found a new variant that could be more infectious and transmissible.