COVID-19 variants – what are they?
Viruses constantly change through mutation (they evolve and adapt). While most of the mutations will not have a significant impact on the danger the virus poses to us, some may give it an advantage – boosting its transmissibility or the ability to evade some of our bodies’ immune response. What are the COVID-19 mutations/variants everyone has been hearing of? How do they differ? What are the ‘variants of concern’ epidemiologists speak of? Check our infographic & read some more: