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Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences

Why Do We Worry About SARS-CoV-2 Variants?

Thursday, June 17, 2021
GSBS faculty member Marta Gaglia discusses how viruses mutate and why SARS-CoV-2 variants are important.
SARS-CoV-2 and cells

Image: National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases-Rocky Mountain Laboratories, NIH

Marta Gaglia, PhD, a virologist and expert on SARS-CoV-2 was recently interviewed by Tufts Now about the variants of the SARS-CoV-2 virus that are circulating in the US and world-wide.

Learn about the ways these variants arise and how they evolve to become more infectious.

Read the full interview with Dr. Gaglia.