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Pinpointing the ‘silent’ mutations that gave the coronavirus an evolutionary edge

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Researchers have identified a number of ‘silent’ mutations in the roughly 30,000 letters of the COVID-19 virus’s genetic code that helped it thrive once it made the leap from bats and other wildlife to humans — and possibly helped set the stage for the global pandemic.

Source: ScienceDaily.com