Covid-19 Virus In Bangladesh: dBme researchers find 34 unique mutations

Global and local mutations in Bangladeshi SARS-CoV-2 genomes

SARS COV-2, the virus that causes Covid-19, mutated 4,604 times in Bangladesh from April to the first week of December last year, and of the mutations, 34 were unique meaning they do not match any other mutations found in other parts of the world.

A team of dBme researchers in collaboration with Monash University in Malaysia, University of Dhaka, USTC and Chittagong Veterinary University came up with the findings after analysing 371 genome sequences of the virus.

The news has been highlighted in local and international media-

https://www.thedailystar.net/frontpage/news/covid-19-virus-bangladesh-researchers-find-34-unique-mutations-2064521

https://www.indiablooms.com/health-details/H/8925/34-variants-of-coronavirus-spreading-in-bangladesh.html

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