No Specific Details on Moscow Mutation of Coronavirus Strain

It is still early to talk so precisely about the new Moscow mutation of the coronavirus, TASS reported quoting the Vector center of Rospotrebnadzor.

According to the statement, it is currently difficult to judge the situation in Moscow with the new strain of coronavirus that has significant distinct properties.

The center emphasized that the “Moscow strain,” which has just lately gained attention, is “for the most part a conditional and speculative phenomena.”

Due to point substitutions, the virus might have one or more local genetic specificities, local genetic “color.” The Vektor center said that knowing this particular helps them to better track the virus’s progress and enhance sanitary procedures.

Denis Logunov, Deputy Director of the Gamaleya Center, had previously said that certain coronavirus strains might arrive in Moscow.