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BRIEF-Ohio State University's Wexner Medical Center Says Researchers Discovered New Variant Of Covid-19 Virus In Columbus, Ohio

13 Jan 2021 / 23:27 H.

    Jan 13 (Reuters) - Ohio State University's Wexner Medical Center:

    * OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY'S WEXNER MEDICAL CENTER - RESEARCHERS DISCOVER NEW VARIANT OF COVID-19 VIRUS IN COLUMBUS, OHIO

    * WEXNER MEDICAL CENTER - NEW VARIANT CARRIES A MUTATION IDENTICAL TO U.K. STRAIN, BUT LIKELY AROSE IN VIRUS STRAIN ALREADY PRESENT IN UNITED STATES

    * WEXNER MEDICAL CENTER - NEW VARIANT DISCOVERED IN 1 PATIENT FROM OHIO, SO RESEARCHERS DO NOT YET KNOW THE PREVALENCE OF THE STRAIN IN THE POPULATION Source text: https://bit.ly/35BmUGF

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