In the French city of Marseilles, doctors discovered a new mutation in COVID-19. The patients returned to the country from Cameroon. The level of threat and infection of this strain is still unknown, although it should be noted that it has 46 mutations. According to Report.ge, the information is spread by Heute.
"Since one person returned from a trip to Cameroon, 12 people in southern France have been infected with an unknown mutation of the coronavirus. Experts believe the pathogen may have originated from there," the statement said.
Marseille doctors noted that 46 mutations were observed in the new variant. The new version received the designation B.1.640.2.
Scientists are now investigating this mutation.
Children under the age of 6 are required to wear a mask in public places, as the coronavirus strain "Omicron" is spreading rapidly in France.