COVID-19 R.1 variant is spreading rapidly in a Kentucky nursing home

COVID-19 R.1 variant is spreading rapidly in a Kentucky nursing home

A new type of COVID-19 virus was identified in a Kentucky nursing home, infecting 45 residents and workers, many of whom were vaccinated.

The R.1 variant originated in Japan, and contains dangerous mutations that can improve “transmission, reproduction, and suppress immunity,” according to scientist. Books in Forbes Monday.

There are already more than 10,000 entries for the R.1 variant in the . file Database It is used by researchers to trace genomic material, said infectious disease expert Dr. William Haseltine.

The variant shares severe infection D614G mutation located in Other variables kindling new storms Corona virus, according to the doctor.

“R.1 is a must-watch alternative. It has established a foothold in both Japan and the United States,” wrote Haseltine.

The R.1 variant was first identified in Japan.
The R.1 variant was first identified in Japan.
AP

The news comes a few days after FDA-approved booster shots For adults over 65 years of age or anyone in poor health. The shots will be available six months after the second dose.

The agency said more research is needed on the efficacy of the booster shots against the delta variant before it can give the go-ahead for use in the general public.

Nearly 4.7 million people all over the world, including 675,000 Americans, killed by COVID-19, According to health officials.

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