The new variant, R Point One (R.1), was first identified in Japan. The United States’ attention was drawn to the identification of 45 people infected with the same strain from a nursing centre in the state of Kentucky.
Scientists point out that the new variety has developed significant mutations that extend beyond proliferation, multiplication, and immunization.
Due to this, the health sector has decided to pay more attention to the R Point One variant. China, meanwhile, says the virus has been spreading in the United States since September 2019 and The covid virus has spread to Wuhan, China after that.
According to them, the discovery is the result of research conducted by the Chinese Academy of Sciences in the United States, Spain, France, Italy and Brazil to trace the origin of the covid pandemic.