New Coronavirus Strain Spreading Rapidly Across Europe, Study Shows

A new strain of the virus has been spreading across Europe since June. scientists alert that,assessing the level of control and containment measures of the pathogen at borders to stop a new spread of Covid is warranted.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - European scientists have detected a new strain of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes Covid-19, which has been rapidly spreading across Europe since June and is now the cause of most of the cases observed in the second wave of infections in some countries on the continent.

A study by researchers from the Universities of Basel (Switzerland) and Valencia (Spain) and released on Wednesday, October 28th, on the MedRxiv platform, shows that the strain was originally identified in June in the Iberian country, and in the following month it represented 40 percent of all . . .

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