Hong Kong third wave: coronavirus may have stopped mutating, making it more infectious, study finds

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Hong Kong third wave: coronavirus may have stopped mutating, making it more infectious, study finds



Researchers say a comparison of coronavirus samples taken from people recently infected in Hong Kong suggests the virus might have ceased to mutate, which would mean if has effectively adapted to humans and become more transmissible.The team at Polytechnic University also discovered strains in more than 20 recently confirmed local cases were highly identical to those of some imported cases, proving they were the source.The study shed light on how the pandemic was spreading across the city and…



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