“Mutations are going on all the time,” TASS quotes the statement of the scientist.

Thus he commented on the emergence of NeoCov.

“In those countries where the level of sequencing is about 100 thousand or more per month, there will always be new variants

In his opinion, in states where the level of sequencing is about 2-4 thousand, there are no new strains.

Earlier, Natalya Pshenichnaya, Deputy Director for Clinical and Analytical Work of the Central Research Institute of Epidemiology of Rospotrebnadzor, commented on the information about the detection of the NeoCoV coronavirus in South Africa in the RT stream “Beautiful Russia boo-boo-boo”.

The WHO said that the danger of this virus to humans has yet to be studied.

Along with this, a virologist, chief researcher at the National Research Center for Epidemiology and Microbiology named after N.F.

Gamaleya Anatoly Altshtein, in an interview with Nation News, expressed the opinion that the new NeoCoV coronavirus inspires concern, but the chance of a new epidemic is extremely small.