One Case of Corona E484K Virus Mutation Found in Jakarta, Transmitted Faster and Allegedly Can Affect Vaccines

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Mutations of the E484K corona virus were found in Indonesia, to be precise in Jakarta. This virus is said to be more infectious and can affect the efficacy of the vaccine.

Report from Grid.ID Journalist, Ragillita Desyaningrum

Grid.ID – After announcing the entry of a new variant mutation corona virus B117 on March 1, 2021, now there is news of a variant mutation corona virus the other is the E484K.

In fact, launching Kompas.com, mutation corona virus E484K has been detected in Indonesia since February 2021 in Jakarta during an inspection by the Eijkman Institute

This was stated by the Vaccination Spokesperson Covid-19 Ministry of Health, Nadia Tarmizi sites, when contacted by Kompas.com on Monday (5/4/2021).

“One case was in DKI Jakarta,” said Nadia to Kompas.com.

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“The specimen was (examined) in February by the Eijkman Institute, and it has recovered from February,” continued Nadia.

According to Nadia, this mutation of the Corona virus occurred in various variants of the Corona virus, namely B.1.1.7 from England, B1351 from South Africa, and P1 from Brazil.

“This is a protein mutation called E484K, this mutation is the one that occurs in variants B.1.1.7 and B1351 or P1 yes,”

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Even so, Nadia could not confirm whether mutation corona virus The E484K is taken by foreign travelers or not.


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