NEWSWEEK: Extremely Mutated Monkeypox Strain Appears to Have a Single Point of Origin

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Release date: 24/6/2022

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TitleExtremely Mutated Monkeypox Strain Appears to Have a Single Point of Origin
Media name/outletNewsweek
Media typeWeb
Country/TerritoryUnited States
Date24/06/22
DescriptionPam Vallely, professor of medical virology at the U.K.'s University of Manchester who was not involved with the study, echoed the point.

"The most likely explanation is that it was evolving to become more efficient at spreading from human-human in Nigeria, then it has been transported into Europe, probably by several individuals," she told Newsweek.
URLhttps://www.newsweek.com/monkeypox-single-point-origin-study-suggests-1718577
PersonsPamela Vallely