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Mysterious coronavirus signal in New York City sewage

Last January, a team of researchers searching for coronavirus in New York City wastewater found something strange in the sample. The viral fragments they found had a unique set of mutations that had never been reported in human patients. This is a potential sign of a new mutation that was not previously detected. Over the past year, these strange sequences, or what scientists call “mysterious lines,” have continued to appear in urban wastewater.Lee