China .. Wuhan scientists warn of the "New Covid" virus

Scientists from the Chinese city of Wuhan have warned of a new type of new coronavirus called NeoCov, which originated in South Africa.

They stressed that the death rate and its transmission are high, according to a report by the Russian Sputnik agency.

According to the report, the seriousness of the neocovid virus lies in its association with the MERS virus that broke out in the Middle East in 2012 and 2015 and is of a similar nature to the SARS-CoV-2 virus.

 The report confirms the evolution of the neocovid virus in a group of South African bats.

According to researchers from Wuhan University and the Institute of Biophysics under the Chinese Academy of Sciences, just one mutation is all it takes for the virus to infect humans.

Reports say that the composition of the Neo-Covid virus poses a danger because it infects human cells differently from the current Covid infections, so that antibodies resulting from a previous infection or from current Covid vaccines will not be able to immunize the human body against it.

According to Chinese researchers, the Neukoff virus causes a higher mortality rate as it leads to the death of one out of every three infected people.

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