Coronavirus: How patients with weak immune systems may offer clues into variants

Global News published this video item, entitled “Coronavirus: How patients with weak immune systems may offer clues into variants” – below is their description.

The New Reality meets with scientists in England who studied a patient who was sick with COVID-19 for more than 100 days.

What they discovered was that the virus was mutating over and over again, sparking the belief that the new variant in the UK could have been created within one single immunocompromised patient. Farah Nasser reports.

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