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70% of the 50,000 genomes of coronavirus that were uploaded by researchers has mutated, claims new study

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Amid rising number of coronavirus cases all over the world, a new study has revealed that over 70% of the 50,000 genomes of coronavirus that were uploaded by researchers has mutated. Researchers from Northwest University's medical school in Chicago believe that mutation in the coronavirus has made it more contagious. About 1,300 amino acids serve as building blocks for a protein on the surface of the virus.