In the report published by the European Center for Disease Control, it was stated that the mutated coronavirus was named “SARS-CoV-2 VUI 202012/01” for now.
As a result of the coronavirus epidemic that affected the whole world, a pandemic was declared and yesterday, British Health Minister Matt Hancock announced that new variants of Covid infections were seen and the World Health Organization was informed about the issue.
Now, in the report published by the European Center for Disease Control, it was announced that the mutated coronavirus was named “SARS-CoV-2 VUI 202012/01” for now.
SARS-CoV-2 VUI 202012/01
A report on the mutation reported from the UK was published by the European Center for Disease Control last night, and the new variant was named SARS-CoV-2 VUI 202012/01 (Variant Under Investigation, year 2020, month 12, variant 01) for now, according to the report.
2020 in the name is the year when the change in DNA or RNA sequence was studied; While 12 represents the month, 01 represents the code of the change, the suffix VUI also states that the variant is under review.
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