December 30, 2020

1health COVID-19 Saliva Tests Identify New UK Strain as Virus Continues to Mutate

SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–1health, the leading Testing as a Service (TaaS) company, confirmed today that the latest coronavirus strain identified originally in the United Kingdom, but subsequently found in Europe, Canada and now the United States, is uncovered in the company’s self-administered COVID-19 saliva tests. The B.1.1.7 strain of SARS-CoV-2 is a version of the virus with 23 mutations, eight of which are in the spike protein the virus uses to bind to and enter human cells. Accordi

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