The coronavirus is mutating. But don’t freak out yet.

The coronavirus, SARS-CoV-2, is mutating. It’s true, but that’s not necessarily a bad thing. It sounds concerning - if the virus is changing, that could imply that it’s getting worse. That’s not the case. Although it’s true that the coronavirus is mutating, that doesn’t mean it’s getting more dangerous. In fact, it can help us in our battle against the COVID-19 pandemic. Here’s how.
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www.theatlantic.com/health/archive/2020/05/coronavirus-strains-transmissible/611239/
www.nytimes.com/interactive/2020/04/30/science/coronavirus-mutations.html
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  • I am still freaking out

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  • E.g. of an harmful mutation >> Influenza

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  • Loved the visual cues!

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  • But don't freak out... Yet...

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  • And viruses are still not classified as living things the irony

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  • so it went from corona virus... and is now mutated to.. coronanawhateveriam virus..

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  • Oh just shoot me and get it over and done with.

    Red LavishRed Lavish4 ditë më parë
    • A virus mutates. That's what it does. BASICS people. BASICS. Many talk about a 2nd wave. Corona mutates more slowly than the normal flu. Flu Peak is one time a year.

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  • Sounds man made

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  • So if we become successful in minimizing it, then it will get mad, and mutate into something ... really dangerous....?

    Jack BootJack Boot4 ditë më parë
  • Update: 4 days later...100 strains.

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  • We are still learning, that's not a good sign.

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  • A virus mutates. That's what it does. BASICS people. BASICS. Many talk about a 2nd wave. Corona mutates more slowly than the normal flu. Flu Peak is one time a year.

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      MichaelMichael3 ditë më parë
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    David SimpsonDavid Simpson6 ditë më parë
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    Alexandru KontiuAlexandru Kontiu6 ditë më parë
    • This virus is Plague inc. in real life with difficulty level 'easy'.

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  • Why not use crizotinib for lung cancer against coronavirus

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    • Misleading tagline...says hopeful then dashes hope.. shows how little channel seems to know 😄

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    John ChristianJohn Christian6 ditë më parë
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  • It's going to mutate. It is a virus. That is also going to make it very difficult to make a vaccine.

    greenspiraldragongreenspiraldragon6 ditë më parë
  • if plague inc. has taught me anything... its that mutating a virus sets back the cure

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  • I doEt Adam why

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  • Six wave equal zombies lol

    Don HosteenDon Hosteen6 ditë më parë
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  • Stay calm, and don't freak out... yet.

    Owen FarOwen Far6 ditë më parë
  • You say at <a href="#" class="seekto" data-time="180">3:00</a>, that new strains haven't appeared, however covid-19 is in itself a new strain of corona virus. Is their something I'm missing, or did you guys make a mistake? Please clarify

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  • 2020 Era of Pandemics... This is the new normal now

    Heinz GuderianHeinz Guderian6 ditë më parë
  • Misleading tagline...says hopeful then dashes hope.. shows how little channel seems to know 😄

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    Jay AvenidoJay Avenido7 ditë më parë
  • The virus sequences look like someone tried to be african

    Fat ItalianFat Italian7 ditë më parë
  • what the heck

    Abdulle MohamedAbdulle Mohamed7 ditë më parë
  • So their are many strains

    TC 11TC 117 ditë më parë
  • Fantastic reporting. Congratulations to everyone who was involved in making this video. Specially the host (whose name I didn’t catch, but The Verge should definitely feature more often)

    Marco BodiniMarco Bodini7 ditë më parë
  • Video title: "But don't freak out yet" Kid name Yet: Starts Panicking

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  • On this video i learned that when a red virus mutates, it becomes blue. Thanks!

    Fabio CostaFabio Costa7 ditë më parë
  • @ <a href="#" class="seekto" data-time="114">1:54</a>, it seems like your simulated spread of Corona virus starts in Africa (the Red Sea & Arabian peninsula are clearly visible above the green dot you place...). Are you trying to start a rumour?

    R. MainR. Main7 ditë më parë
    • :-)

      R. MainR. Main7 ditë më parë
  • Stay scared

    Ethan SEthan S7 ditë më parë
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    James TheKingJames TheKing7 ditë më parë
  • So, there is not really a reason to panic with this mutation?

    Sam ChristensonSam Christenson7 ditë më parë
    • Not yet. If it mutates into something harmless, hooray. If it mutates into something worse... Panic

      Logicked MazimoonLogicked Mazimoon5 ditë më parë
  • Of the virus mutates it may be good because it could be weaker it all depends

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  • her: what we see is what we're probably going to get, at least for a little while. me: ohh so you're full of a bunch of tricks huh?

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