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The Nuance

The Coronavirus is Mutating. It’s Unclear if That’s a Problem.

Here’s what you should know

Published in
6 min readJul 16, 2020

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The novel coronavirus has mutated, and the mutated form of the virus now accounts for most cases in the U.S. and across the globe. That’s the major finding of a recent study, published July 3 in the journal Cell, which also found evidence that the mutated coronavirus…

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Markham Heid
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I’m a frequent contributor at TIME, the New York Times, and other media orgs. I write mostly about health and science. I like long walks and the Grateful Dead.