Original title: mutated new coronavirus found in UK may cause higher mortality
On January 22 local time, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said at the same day’s epidemic conference that the mutated new coronavirus found in the UK is not only fast, but also may lead to higher mortality.
British chief scientific adviser Wallace stressed that according to the existing data and information, the mortality rate of the virus before mutation is about 10%, and the mortality rate caused by the mutation virus has risen to about 13-14%.
It is reported that the number of hospitalized patients with new crown disease in the UK has reached 38562, 78% higher than the first epidemic peak in April 2020. (head office reporter Hou Maohua)