The Coronavirus Is Mutating Slowly

Can SARS-CoV-2 Mutate? Here’s some good news. Senior editor Yasmin Tayag reports that the SARS-CoV-2 virus driving the Covid-19 pandemic appears to be mutating slowly. That’s a good thing, because it means any vaccine we create now is expected to protect people for the long term. Read on for a thoughtful lesson on virus mutations and what it means for Covid-19.