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Researchers: Yes, Virus Is Mutating — But To What Effect?

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Scientists sequencing the genetic code of the coronavirus can tell it is mutating — but they aren’t sure yet whether it’s becoming weaker or more dangerous.

Because viruses like SARS-CoV-2 use RNA rather than DNA for their genetic coding, they tend to have very high mutation rates. And true to form, SARS-CoV-2 is mutating rapidly.

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Scientists sequencing the genetic code of the coronavirus can tell it is mutating -- but they aren't sure yet whether it's becoming weaker or more dangerous.Because viruses like SARS-CoV-2 use RNA rather than DNA for their genetic coding, they tend to have very high...
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