Preprint: Monkeypox has far more mutations than expected

“Researchers found the current Monkeypox strain diverges from the original strain by 50 single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs), and several mutations made the virus more transmissible.”...More...

WHO: We don’t know if it’s too late to contain Monkeypox

“We don’t really know whether it is too late to contain Monkeypox”

The fact that this virus has appeared in Europe in a large number of cases, an increasing number of cases, is clearly cause for some concern and it does suggest that there may have been undetected transmission for a while....More...

UK: Monkeypox cannot be eradicated by vaccination alone due to animal reservoirs

“Monkeypox has a wide range of hosts, which has allowed it to maintain a reservoir… it therefore cannot be eradicated by human vaccination alone.”...More...

Spillover of new BA.1 sublineage from persistently infected COVID patient into the community

“The new BA.1 sub-lineage transmitted to five independent cases, including two reported in GISAID from a different surveillance effort”…

Gisaid: BA.1 sublineage with T6001C and S mutations: S:E96D, S:L167T, S:R346T, S:L455W, S:K458M, S:E484V, S:H681R, S:P688V, detected in New York, USA #663....More...