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The US Has a Covid ‘Scariants’ Problem. Here’s How to Fix It

Recent news of novel COVID-19 variants by researchers and media may be spreading unnecessary alarm about the viral mutations. To counter these premature reports, we need to determine exactly which strains might actually be cause for concern.

“Getting sequences is just the beginning of the story. There’s much more science that has to happen to know if a mutation is meaningful.”

Eric Topol, Scripps Research Translational Institute

Read the original article in WIRED UK.