Is the Mutated U.K. Coronavirus Strain Deadlier?

Data suggesting it causes worse symptoms is preliminary. But concern is justified.

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According to preliminary data, the mutated, more contagious variant of the coronavirus that originated in the U.K. might also be more virulent, meaning it would cause worse symptoms and potentially lead to more deaths on a per-case basis than…




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Robert Roy Britt

Robert Roy Britt

Independent health & science journalist writing motivationally about the science of physical health & mental wellness. Former editor-in-chief of LiveScience.

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