Four worrisome variants of the coronavirus are in circulation around the world, and several more are under surveillance, including “My”. What is known about the mutants so far and which features are causing experts to worry.
Christoph von Eichhorn
The message that Karl Lauterbach wrote sounded dramatic. “Mu variant found in Japan is more resistant to BionTech or antibodies recovered than ALL other variants”, the SPD health politician recently tweeted. If such a variant mutates into a high level of infection, it is extremely dangerous, and this is “possible at any time” for billions of unvaccinated people.