New York COVID-19 Variant Spreads 15-25% Faster, Research Finds

MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The B.1.526 strain of coronavirus, also known as Iota, first discovered in New York in November 2020, transmits 15-25% faster than other strains, a reprint published on the medRxiv server said.

New York COVID-19 Variant Spreads 15-25% Faster, Research Finds
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The B.1.526 strain of coronavirus, also known as Iota, first discovered in New York in November 2020, transmits 15-25% faster than other strains, a reprint published on the medRxiv server said.