How viruses mutate and create new variants

How viruses mutate and create new variants

How viruses mutate and create new variants

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, new variants of the SARS-CoV-2 virus pop up, and some lead to increasing infections. The main new variants—named Alpha, Beta, and Gamma and first identified in Britain, South Africa, and India, respectively—have properties that make them more successful in transmitting and replicating than the original virus.
How viruses mutate and create new variants