What to know about the new variant coronavirus strain | Q&A with Dr. Manoj Jain – Commercial Appeal

Question: Do we have the new mutant variant strain in Memphis?Answer: Yes. Over the past months, our local laboratories have been randomly looking at the genetic code of the COVID-19 viruses, a process called sequencing. Over 450 COVID-19 viruses have been sequenced at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center Laboratory under Dr. Colleen Jonsson. […]