According to a study conducted by British scientists, the virus caused by COVID-19 mutates every week, Report informs, citing an article published in the Genome Biology and Evolution magazine.
The article reads that the viruses are continuously mutating. Some mutations of the virus help it stay alive, while others are damaging for the virus.
If a patient is ill with coronavirus for weeks, it means that he contracts another mutation before recovering from one strain. All the same, most people transmit the virus without modifications. It means that the probability of the evolution of the virus in one patient is not so high