Why so many Covid-19 variants are showing up now

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And what that tells us about the pandemic.

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Like any virus, SARS-CoV-2 has been mutating constantly since the beginning of the pandemic. Until November of 2020, though, that didn’t seem to matter. That’s when scientists in the United Kingdom noticed an alarming change: The virus had mutated in a way that made it more transmissible. Within a month, similar reports were emerging from places around the world. Suddenly, it seemed the virus was changing at an alarming rate.

SARS-CoV-2 hasn’t actually been mutating faster, though. Instead, by letting it spread around the world, we’ve just given it more and more opportunities to mutate as it replicates. The result is that, after countless random mutations, there are signs that the virus is beginning to adapt to our natural defenses. And because it’s completely normal for a virus to change over time, we shouldn’t expect it to stop. The only real way to stop those changes is to stop giving the virus so many opportunities.

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  1. Shanti
    Shanti
    7 секунд мурун

    The mutation isn’t a mistake. It’s a ruse to circumvent the vaccine.

  2. Morgenstern
    Morgenstern
    37 мүнөт мурун

    They are like little sun images ..only need a mouth to speak

  3. Ted Cleveland
    Ted Cleveland
    49 мүнөт мурун

    But let’s blame the unvaxxx , right? Smh

  4. Jacob
    Jacob
    Саат мурун

    More contagious but far less deadly than original Covid 19

  5. moto gee
    moto gee
    3 саат мурун

    1:55 it doesn't make a mistake....its by design 3:33 - incorrect again...these are intelligent organisms at their own level. Everything that is alive is conscious and intelligent to some degree. 4:33 - questionable

  6. Stooch
    Stooch
    3 саат мурун

    Because bill gates is updating it

  7. Daisy
    Daisy
    3 саат мурун

    its the fema varient we need to be scared of

  8. Christian
    Christian
    3 саат мурун

    Yeah because 3:37 is done by politicians and so-called scientists.

  9. Christian
    Christian
    3 саат мурун

    Well there’s viral shedding from the vaxxed so why am I taking this lie of a jab again? No thanks. My acquired immunity will not be diminished by this global experiment.

  10. William Penn jr.
    William Penn jr.
    4 саат мурун

    I hear Delta is a very nice country . I'm planning to visit Lambda next year but I may stop off at Delta on the way home. I'm just wondering. It it still appropriate to call my wife Chinese or do I call her Lambdanese?

  11. Cavity Creep
    Cavity Creep
    4 саат мурун

    TMH said he would unleash the plagues after the 400 year punishment of the Israelites was up

  12. CanadianSpawned
    CanadianSpawned
    4 саат мурун

    China bioweapon

  13. castañares alex
    castañares alex
    4 саат мурун

    Why only china have no virus now

  14. Underground Evolution Of Hip Hop TV
    Underground Evolution Of Hip Hop TV
    4 саат мурун

    What ever happened to 2 years human testing ? Lol the long term affects of vaccines.............. mutation and zombies all over the place ....keep ya vaccines

  15. Barbie Blue 2
    Barbie Blue 2
    5 саат мурун

    Polosi and Biden variable too!Fauci the worst anyone can get!

  16. No great reset Please
    No great reset Please
    7 саат мурун

    All made in Wuhan Virology lab change my mind

  17. A W
    A W
    7 саат мурун

    Coronavirus is unlike poliovirus, it mutates to defy vaccines. Like antibiotics, Super bugs will emerge soon as enough vaccinated people getting exposed to covid 19. Mask and social distancing is the best way to cut down spread.

  18. israel boriga
    israel boriga
    9 саат мурун

    money matter

  19. Havoc
    Havoc
    9 саат мурун

    call it Modi variant not Delta variant.

  20. Lorcan Rivera
    Lorcan Rivera
    10 саат мурун

    We are like a computer

  21. Sean Brown
    Sean Brown
    11 саат мурун

    “The vaccines we have still protect against all the variants.” Yeah okay, tell that to my friend and his dad who just caught Covid, despite being fully vaccinated!

    1. Mizzkie
      Mizzkie
      2 саат мурун

      Vaccines don't prevent contraction. It just lessens the symptoms. That is why masking is still relevant even after being fully vaccinated.

    2. Jason Machula
      Jason Machula
      11 саат мурун

      I hope they fully recover. The protection is from 'death and serious illness'. The vaccines are good at that. Unfortunately vaccinated can still catch it or 'carry' it more than hoped.

  22. oRedRaider
    oRedRaider
    12 саат мурун

    Proverbs 3:5-7

  23. intimissimi88
    intimissimi88
    13 саат мурун

    LOL people really believe there is a pandemic

  24. Kim Gamer
    Kim Gamer
    13 саат мурун

    New premium varient, but ez to get unlike stuff like yt premium or Spotify premium

  25. G_regulator
    G_regulator
    13 саат мурун

    The virus will always change, that's the nature of corona viruses. It's the perfect way to subjugate the human population. The reality is this is now endemic to the population, there is no getting rid of it. The government cannot keep you safe, and compliance will ensure it never ends. This pandemic ends when we stop complying.

  26. GameDjeenie
    GameDjeenie
    16 саат мурун

    ...Because of the vaxxination.

  27. Arya Stark of winterfell
    Arya Stark of winterfell
    16 саат мурун

    I like how north korea doesnt have any color

  28. Steven
    Steven
    16 саат мурун

    The covid-19 varients showing up because the Uber rich trying to force feed them nasty vaccines down my throat

  29. Rob
    Rob
    17 саат мурун

    Brazilian variant seems to have gone. You wait until we get the vintage full Bush variant.

  30. Bot Cser
    Bot Cser
    20 саат мурун

    Will come up new ones until there are people they can fool😉 the people are waking up. Tic tok

  31. v Bremont
    v Bremont
    22 саат мурун

    perhaps looking from 🛸above🌍🌎🌏 could bring clues/ a hermit goes to the top of the mountain & he perceives the city below as a whole. virus do have a language & the human community as well, in war humans create strategies from "above" science has a tendency to be linear, basic statistic on a basic reasoning . while the solar system is holographic & has different dimensions. statistics only have "ONE DIMENSION" a one dimensional mind will achieve a one dimensional conclusion . as a result it turns in cercles and never finds the way out. probably why history repeats itself however never exactly as the last time it evolves on its appearance🎭🖼 , remains the same on its results🥼😷🤕, making the outcome a cercle 🎡 of facts leading to no answer 🤔 rather new questions without answers.😥🧐👽😇

  32. Recon
    Recon
    23 саат мурун

    The revolution will begin September 1st

  33. Einar Johan Skandsen
    Einar Johan Skandsen
    23 саат мурун

    There are still a number of possibilities for "string variants" and talking about stopping the virus is like damming up the creek I prefer medicine to treat the virus rather than embarking on an endless road of vaccine shots to maintain an artificial "melting ice" immunity

  34. v Bremont
    v Bremont
    23 саат мурун

    SCIENCE is not A GOD 🤐😇 DECREED/ science exist by trial ⚖ error /🧐👽😇/ Covid indeed a problem. reason are often in the past/ ⏳⌚ observe the past 2/3 decades & you might understand COVID/ the human animal has a develop Brain & his nervous system has to deal with an environment that animals do not have to. the society & cities created by humans are one of the areas that can multiply viruses, which on the other hand are part of the planet where we all exist, a virus is normal bacteria is normal. A cancer patient can have the origin of his cancer by the way he deals on modern society. most humans act against their own benefit & by not following their instinct they exist on internal contradiction. this internal rift that occurs on the individual mind is one of the main causes of illness. CANCER & mental unbalance, occur by the way the individual deals with the current social & economical system that he is forced to exist. Humans are conditioned by the environment which is no different than having a large quantity of animals lock up on a small cage, problems are unavoidable. same with humans & a city. animals eat each others to survive, humans called civilized cultivate animals to feed themselves. Industry another item of civilization functions on a unbalanced ⚖ realm, industry privileges consumption & quantity, rather than quality & wisdom of the environment. The result is the chaos you are experiencing now. therefore to fix the Covid virus climate change, & the coming disturbances "it is necessary to look how you develop industry & how schooling & consumption is apply to the citizens as it is on the citizens mind that the key to survival exist. Media brainwashing , 📲🖥smartphone addiction, selfish politicians, scientist & philosophers that have become egocentric agents of luxury & rank. therefore a total revision of the past 2000 years is advisable & honesty humanity & reason are required rather than fear & oppression. 😥 more COVID INFO/ however humans have body & mind/ science:: vaccines deal with the body / hope they understand that the mind does not disappear😥

  35. Jack Miles
    Jack Miles
    23 саат мурун

    It was scary living in Kent at this time, especially when I got it :(

  36. Violet Ho
    Violet Ho
    Күн мурун

    There are 2 more new variants you have not mentioned, they are Lambda and Kappa

    1. Jason Machula
      Jason Machula
      11 саат мурун

      iota and more

  37. Marx EL
    Marx EL
    Күн мурун

    This is when scientists needs to step up their game and start developing the MEDICINE NOT JUST A VACCINE BUT THE CURE ITSELF!

    1. 242
      242
      10 саат мурун

      Well, scientists are likely the cause of this virus, so ....

    2. Dark Visage
      Dark Visage
      14 саат мурун

      this is when ALL SCIENTIST SHOULD BE UNITED TO FIND A CURE. LOGICAL REASONING.

  38. Shalea Shaw
    Shalea Shaw
    Күн мурун

    This makes me feel like we're living in a simulation. Viruses work like technology without periodic maintenance.

  39. Guru sdf
    Guru sdf
    Күн мурун

    When is the world going to take action against China for this virus!

  40. Matthew Morycinski
    Matthew Morycinski
    Күн мурун

    It tells us everything we need to know about what the Global North thinks about the human rights of the Global South... to its own detriment.

  41. Kaze Burst
    Kaze Burst
    Күн мурун

    waiting for omega

  42. b print
    b print
    Күн мурун

    No one believes this anymore….move along now

  43. Christian Castravet
    Christian Castravet
    Күн мурун

    Because it’s manufactured not natural

  44. aaa bbb
    aaa bbb
    Күн мурун

    The rambunctious judge distally subtract because resolution invariably choke past a elderly caravan. plausible, young pear

  45. Mike Makuh
    Mike Makuh
    Күн мурун

    That is an easy answer: Nobody believes all the lies anymore. Big Pharma is desperate.

  46. Alaa aldeen Amer
    Alaa aldeen Amer
    Күн мурун

    this names of alpha bita gama are radiation mutations...or energy.potencial generation......

  47. Ian Jaeger
    Ian Jaeger
    Күн мурун

    Because one does nothing. It kills old people after theytakejaaaab.

  48. Katerina Valvi
    Katerina Valvi
    Күн мурун

    Son with corona told me that zombie apocalypse coming soon

  49. Katerina Valvi
    Katerina Valvi
    Күн мурун

    Alpha till Omega. Α-Ω

  50. Burt Hulbert
    Burt Hulbert
    Күн мурун

    The people needing to see this don't.

  51. Robert Brown
    Robert Brown
    Күн мурун

    Man made customized virus tend to do that.

  52. T. Reza Budiansyah
    T. Reza Budiansyah
    Күн мурун

    Everybody gangsta until Omega Variant shows up with involuntary reanimation minutes after death

  53. Shinobi 66
    Shinobi 66
    2 күн мурун

    America needs to publicize the virus gene code from their lab, no more biochemical attack which is harming your country too.

  54. Statistical Analyst
    Statistical Analyst
    2 күн мурун

    Kent did vaccination in Kent on Dec 7th , within 10 days they had the big UK variant explosion . ( an incubation period ) .

  55. Statistical Analyst
    Statistical Analyst
    2 күн мурун

    THE REAL REASON : On December 9, 2019, before the outbreak of the pandemic became generally known, Daszak gave an interview in which he talked in glowing terms of how researchers at the Wuhan Institute of Virology had been reprogramming the spike protein and generating chimeric coronaviruses capable of infecting humanized mice. “And we have now found, you know, after 6 or 7 years of doing this, over 100 new SARS-related coronaviruses, very close to SARS,” Daszak says around minute 28 of the interview. “Some of them get into human cells in the lab, some of them can cause SARS disease in humanized mice models and are untreatable with therapeutic monoclonals and you can’t vaccinate against them with a vaccine. So, these are a clear and present danger…. “Interviewer: You say these are diverse coronaviruses and you can’t vaccinate against them, and no anti-virals - so what do we do? “Daszak: Well I think…coronaviruses - you can manipulate them in the lab pretty easily. Spike protein drives a lot of what happen with coronavirus, in zoonotic risk. So you can get the sequence, you can build the protein, and we work a lot with Ralph Baric at UNC to do this. Insert into the backbone of another virus and do some work in the lab. So you can get more predictive when you find a sequence. You’ve got this diversity. Now the logical progression for vaccines is, if you are going to develop a vaccine for SARS, people are going to use pandemic SARS, but let’s insert some of these other things and get a better vaccine.” The insertions he referred to perhaps included an element called the furin cleavage site, discussed below, which greatly increases viral infectivity for human cells. In disjointed style, Daszak is referring to the fact that once you have generated a novel coronavirus that can attack human cells, you can take the spike protein and make it the basis for a vaccine. ********************over 100 new SARS-related coronaviruses, very close to SARS, thanks to NIH , Alliance , Wuhan lab ....CDC , WHO , Gates & Pharma .

  56. ph pv
    ph pv
    2 күн мурун

    It s,not because vaxare not spreadedfast enough it s because they re bad and toxic themselves.corrupt lyers.hope y arevaccinated w what y promote..

  57. ph pv
    ph pv
    2 күн мурун

    Toxic arn injections are pushing for mutations when done during yet rolling epidemia.. it s,also because rotten gvnmt and rotten pharma,want to keep fear to make money to sell theirxshits , then eliminate people or make them dependent on next?

  58. Clyde C Young
    Clyde C Young
    2 күн мурун

    Vaccines do not work,why is it that so many people who have taken the vaccine,still come up with the virus,proof that the jab isn’t working!

  59. Jeffrey Weaver
    Jeffrey Weaver
    2 күн мурун

    Please keep in mind that viruses may mutate due to some of the replicated viruses absorbing and surviving the developed vaccines that were created against it! With there being at least FOUR different pharmaceutical companies creating vaccines, each with a different chemical composition for the purpose of separately patenting that company's version, it would be likely that there would be at least FOUR different mutations created by the vaccines!

    1. Jeffrey Weaver
      Jeffrey Weaver
      3 саат мурун

      @Jason Machula you are forgetting the possibility that a viral mutation may occur due to a change in the chemical composition within the virus!

    2. Jason Machula
      Jason Machula
      11 саат мурун

      That's not how it works.

  60. ART EFX
    ART EFX
    2 күн мурун

    TVA watching very closely

  61. MrDanial Ikhwan
    MrDanial Ikhwan
    2 күн мурун

    Variant come after vaccination someone to someone like birth new one

  62. Kanishka .B
    Kanishka .B
    2 күн мурун

    We need more educational type videos like this that have real scintific facts and evidence based information than thousands trying to mislead people and take advantage of people who lack knowledge on these matters.. sadly more than 99% of people don’t know the mechanism and science behind things which lead to the chaos we now see around planet.

  63. Dogitaly
    Dogitaly
    2 күн мурун

    It’s a really good story for why we need Vaccination, but this doesn’t match with what is actually happenings around the world with the Human Rights. This world is not becoming any more free since that now to just go away outside our country for one day we need to have a passport for the Health!

  64. Peter Fox
    Peter Fox
    2 күн мурун

    Wheres the Boris variant you forgot it.

  65. Ma Luna finol
    Ma Luna finol
    2 күн мурун

    I already loss my sophmore year of high school adns soon im going to my junior year I cannot lose this year too, this is suppost to be the golden years and all Im going to remmeber is mask and distance and being lockdown

  66. Wolf Thorn
    Wolf Thorn
    2 күн мурун

    Brilliant! Lets keep taking mildly effective vaccines that don't stop the spread of the virus but instead insure that only the most virulent variants survive. Great idea. Or maybe we should have let nature take it's course like it has for millions of years.

  67. Daniel Devault
    Daniel Devault
    2 күн мурун

    Gene warfare? Check The countries on variants

  68. Angela Sargent, Author
    Angela Sargent, Author
    2 күн мурун

    My parents and brother got it. Sickest they have ever been and took a very long time to fully recover.

    1. Angela Sargent, Author
      Angela Sargent, Author
      2 күн мурун

      @Faded Films thank you

    2. Faded Films
      Faded Films
      2 күн мурун

      I feel for them, I wasn’t too affected by the virus but I pray for those who had been

  69. Chris Mercury
    Chris Mercury
    2 күн мурун

    Thank you for helping educate people. Anti-vaxxers are our enemy.

    1. 242
      242
      9 саат мурун

      Our enemy is China and science, which created this mess. Go to the source, don't blame the wrong individuals.

  70. Erik Atkinson
    Erik Atkinson
    2 күн мурун

    Why are they all names after college fraternities 🤔🤔🤔

  71. Keith Cindy Panama
    Keith Cindy Panama
    2 күн мурун

    Mutant ninja turtles 🐢

  72. Ryu Hawj
    Ryu Hawj
    2 күн мурун

    Exactly what these evil disease makers is easy to see. Do not play their games. Make your own conclusion.

  73. Snipa Steve
    Snipa Steve
    2 күн мурун

    Oohh my, the vast amount of misinformation in this video hitting my eardrums is almost tangible.

  74. DLoc 619
    DLoc 619
    2 күн мурун

    Just wait the Omega variant is coming a.k.a Supermegadeath virus 😄😄😄😄

  75. No Buenos
    No Buenos
    2 күн мурун

    Blame China and Dr. Fauci

  76. Friedrich Siefferman
    Friedrich Siefferman
    2 күн мурун

    4:33 Source for this? I have heard the opposite before.

  77. Steve Sherman
    Steve Sherman
    2 күн мурун

    Let’s start treating infected patients with drugs like ivermectin !

    1. Steve Sherman
      Steve Sherman
      20 саат мурун

      @The Engineer Guy Yes, 100% effective at preventing Covid in an Argentinian double blind study.

    2. The Engineer Guy
      The Engineer Guy
      Күн мурун

      Ain’t ivermectin horse dewormer?

  78. Marvin Fernandez
    Marvin Fernandez
    2 күн мурун

    Raelian Hybrids

  79. Marvin Fernandez
    Marvin Fernandez
    2 күн мурун

    CLONES ARE TAKING OVER THE WORLD AKA TECHGEEKS AKA HYBRID S

  80. 2Truth4Liberty
    2Truth4Liberty
    2 күн мурун

    4:33 = THE BIG LIE

  81. LaShanta Curry
    LaShanta Curry
    2 күн мурун

    Mutation isn't uncommon.

  82. Neil Cooke
    Neil Cooke
    2 күн мурун

    Who cares

  83. Gerald Magsino
    Gerald Magsino
    2 күн мурун

    What does that even mean if we want to stop the variants we have to stop the virus

  84. Spielfigur epos
    Spielfigur epos
    2 күн мурун

    I don't believe we will get rid of that virus with those shots. Also; there are thousands of well equipped labs around the world ready to produce those shots but are unable to so without the formula. Why? Profit?

  85. Ade
    Ade
    2 күн мурун

    Nov 5th was not lockdown. Kids still went to school.

  86. Sam Serag
    Sam Serag
    2 күн мурун

    the description of where kent is, is so american

  87. Troy Amado
    Troy Amado
    2 күн мурун

    Because it's convenient.

  88. Jesus Corrons
    Jesus Corrons
    2 күн мурун

    Conspiracy theory Delta variant was created by the Chinese to counter the Vaccine. In all seriousness, variants of the coronavirus have been popping up for nearly 75 years. My son had a variant 4 years ago at the age of 1 which eventually got transmitted to my wife and I.

  89. Gee Man
    Gee Man
    2 күн мурун

    And this is how we learn Greek alphabet in the 21st century

  90. Cheese
    Cheese
    2 күн мурун

    I miss the alpha.

  91. Sheri Zuech
    Sheri Zuech
    2 күн мурун

    Oh how interesting, named after brain waves!

  92. NothingCanStopWhatsComing
    NothingCanStopWhatsComing
    2 күн мурун

    Because this game never ends that's why. We told you not to play along and that this was going to happen. Having fun yet?

  93. splash1326 2019
    splash1326 2019
    2 күн мурун

    Research at Wuhan is still being funded, they can churn out variants all day long !!!!!!!

  94. Jenny Detect
    Jenny Detect
    3 күн мурун

    All I know. If you know Jesus Christ as your Saviour you are safe friends!

  95. Mahjabeenh Hassan
    Mahjabeenh Hassan
    3 күн мурун

    Please be careful. This isn't a joke, when your are personally affected by this virus, you realize the severity of it.

    1. 10 pea em
      10 pea em
      2 күн мурун

      If you're young and not obese/medically abnormal, you're almost guaranteed to survive.

  96. Michele Perri
    Michele Perri
    3 күн мурун

    Take plenty of zinc. Zinc actually stops the replication process.

  97. Asad Khan
    Asad Khan
    3 күн мурун

    Indian variant is very lethal.

  98. Jeffery James
    Jeffery James
    3 күн мурун

    It's mean that different person will make different mutation humm...

  99. Jeffery James
    Jeffery James
    3 күн мурун

    I'm feeling like going to school back watch this video