A man who succumbed to the coronavirus at the Nitra Hospital was suspected of a dangerous South African mutation from the beginning. How did the verification of the sample turn out?
The South African coronavirus mutation has not yet been confirmed in Slovakia. Minister of Health Marek Krajčí informed about it on Friday (February 12) evening. It was also not confirmed in a man from Nitra who succumbed to COVID-19 on Thursday (February 11) and in whom this new variant of the virus was suspected.
“A coronavirus infection in a patient who arrived from a holiday in Hurghada, Egypt, and subsequently succumbed to the infection at the Nitra University Hospital was not a dangerous South African mutation.” announced Krajčí on social network. Information was provided by Boris Klempa from the Biomedical Center of the Slovak Academy of Sciences (SAS), who carried out the sequencing of the sample taken.
IN SLOVAKIA, WE HAVE NOT YET CONFIRMED THE DANGEROUS SOUTH AFRICAN MUTATION OF CORONAVIRUS Coronavirus infection in a patient, …Posted by Marek Krajčí on Friday, February 12, 2021
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