A World Health Organization official commented on the emergence of a new mutation of the emerging corona virus in France
A World Health Organization official commented on the emergence of a new mutation of the emerging corona virus in France, containing 46 mutations, according to what was stated in a newly published study.
And the director of accident management at the organization, Abdi Mahmoud, explained, according to "Forbes", that the variable has not posed a significant threat since it first appeared in November.
The international official said during a press conference in Geneva, on Tuesday, that the mutant "is under investigation and has been on our radar since November, and we are closely monitoring it." "It has many opportunities to spread," he added.
Scientists in France revealed the new mutation in a French government-backed study (not yet reviewed), and explained that it infected 12 people living in one geographical area in southeastern France.
In the research paper published on medRxiv, the researchers stated that the first case was linked to a person who had traveled to Cameroon in West Africa.