[LMB] OT: So, what's the endgame here?
zlynx at acm.org
Fri Apr 24 17:38:59 BST 2020
On 4/24/2020 10:26 AM, tidsel via Lois-Bujold wrote:
> Last I heard about variations there are only two, in Europe we have
> the more infectious (but not therefore more dangerous) version, Asia
> seems to have the other one. I do not know about the rest of the
> There are many mutations, most of which are apparently of no
> consequence as they have little influence or even kill the virus.
> Vaccine should be possible as what they aim for is a part that does
> not mutate, or if it does, that particular mutation kills the virus.
One thing I read recently claims there are far more than two varieties,
and that the mutations are one reason for the high failure rate of some
tests. They're essentially testing for a different version of the virus
or virus antibodies.
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