Mutation Of Kent Covid Variant Has Been Created

Public Health England has revealed the mutation is better able to evade the immune system has been detected.

The new E484K mutation is the same change as has been seen in the South African and Brazilian variants that are causing international concern.

Calum Semple, a member of the Scientific Advisory Group for Emergencies stated on BBC radio “The mutation of most concern, which we call E484K, has also occurred spontaneously in the new Kent strain in parts of the country too,”

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