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New coronavirus mutation 'speeding up deadly outbreaks across the UK'

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A new mutation of coronavirus is the most dominant in the world and it is spreading quicker in the UK than the original strain from Wuhan in China, an expert has warned.

Professor Nick Loman, who is part of the Covid-19 Genomics Consortium, said the new strain - known as D614G - has an observable impact on cases in humans and is speeding up outbreaks across the world.

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