This sidebar was fact-checked by Manolya Sag. Viruses, with their large numbers and fast replication time, are always evolving. For the RNA virus SARS-CoV-2, mutations are constantly occurring during its replication. In fact, it has been estimated by the COVID-19 Genomics UK Consortium that approximately 4000 mutations have arisen in the virus’ spike protein alone. … Continue reading The UK Variant: What We Know and What We Don’t
Author: Milena Casciato
Milena is a third year student at the University of Toronto studying physiology and immunology, with varied interests in the fields of biomedical science and medicine. She has a strong passion for science communication and the promotion of scientific literacy, with the desire to make new information and research more accessible to all.