The new coronavirus variant common in bank voles

Uppsala University’s Zoonosis Science Center has found a new coronavirus. According to their study of nearly 260 bank voles caught in Grimsö, Rebro County, the virus is commonly found in Sweden’s red-backed voles. “Between 2015-17, we repeatedly found that we have the ‘Grimsö Virus’ in 3.4% of these voles, which...

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COVID death tolls: Scientists admit WHO estimates are inaccurate

World Health Organization researchers explain why high-profile mortality estimates for Germany and Sweden were incorrect. Following a barrage of questions about the original WHO report, which was published in early May, scientists in the World Health Organization (WHO) have rectified some surprising errors in the pandemic’s death toll estimates. In a...

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