The Public Health Authority in Norway announced the discovery of a new type of Corona virus, more contagious than “Covid-19”, and according to the sites “Ekbrisen” and “Aftonbladet”, the authority said that the new type may be more contagious, so it took measures to isolate about a thousand people , And specialists discovered the new mutation during the analysis of samples in the municipality of Trondheim, while the authority stated that its assessments about the new mutation are still preliminary..
For his part, Tov Rostad, chief physician in the municipality, said that initial assessments indicate that the new type of virus is unprecedented in Norway, and the authority is conducting further analyzes and studies for the new type, and believes that the new mutation will be more contagious, but it is not yet known. Other characteristics.
“The outbreak is not very large. About 35 people have been infected, but we have put a thousand people in quarantine,” said Rustad, adding that this is more than what we usually do, because we saw that the virus is transmitted fairly easily and therefore we have taken more stringent measures to stop it..
In turn, Niklas Arnberry, a professor of virology, expected that the virus would gradually become more infectious and less deadly, saying: “This virus and other viruses that are transmitted from animals to humans and begin to spread among us, it is natural that they mutate over time, and they do not benefit from killing Humans because it will be difficult to spread after that. “
Anbrey indicated that seven different mutations of the Corona virus were discovered, explaining that the mutations we see are copies of the original form of the virus, and at least this is our impression now, indicating that no laboratory experiments have been conducted to prove this in reality.
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