New Covid variant detected at Texas A&M lab shows signs of antibody resistance and more severe illness in young people

New Covid variant detected at Texas A&M lab shows signs of antibody resistance and more severe illness in young people

Radoslav Zilinsky | Moment | Getty ImagesScientists at Texas A&M University’s Global Health Research Complex say they’ve detected a new Covid-19 variant that shows signs of a more contagious strain that causes more severe illness and appears to be resistant to antibodies.The new variant, BV-1, named after its Brazos Valley origin, was found during Texas A&M’s…