“Genetically, these strange Russian viruses looked like some of the others that had been discovered elsewhere around the world, but because they didn’t look like S-CoV-2, no one thought they were really that much. There were also things to get excited about,” Letko said. ,
“But when we looked at them more, we were really surprised that they can infect human cells. This changes little in our understanding of these viruses, where they come from and what regions they belong to. ,” They said.
Researchers determined that Khosta-1 posed little risk to humans, but Khosta-2 exhibited some troubling symptoms.