Posts tagged as mutation

Lithuania records unknown coronavirus mutation

Wednesday, April 21, 2021

Thirty-five cases of an unidentified coronavirus strain have been found in the northeastern Lithuanian district of Anyksciai, a regional public health official said, Report informs referring to Lithuanian Radio and Television (LRT). “Our department received information that coronavirus cases with the E484 mutation have been detected in Anyksciai District,” Birute Sapkauskiene, director of the Utena department of the National Public Health Centre (NVSC), told BNS. “We have no information yet…

Researchers find ‘Lithuanian variant’ of coronavirus

Thursday, February 18, 2021

A specifically ‘Lithuanian’ mutation of the coronavirus has been spreading in Lithuania, researchers have found. It is not more dangerous than most other variants and has been detected in several other countries in Northern Europe. “If a country is closed down and put under quarantine, no one is leaving and no one is coming in, this creates an incubator for the virus where it has more opportunities to mutate,” Danielius…

Latvian scientists find a ‘local’ mutation of coronavirus

Wednesday, January 27, 2021

Latvian Biomedical Research and Study Center has carried out a study which found Latvia-specific Covid-19 mutations that have not been observed elsewhere, Latvian Television reported January 27, wrote LSM. Since April last year, the Latvian Biomedical Research and Studies Centre has been conducting a study of the SARS-CoV-2 virus or Covid-19 genome. Vita Rovīte, lead researcher of the Latvian Biomedical Research and Studies Centre, said: “As part of the study, we…