NEW CORONAVIRUS VARIANT A ‘SERIOUS CONCERN’ IN SOUTH AFRICA

© Provided by BusinessWorld Scientists in South Africa are studying a recently identified new coronavirus variant of concern, stoking fears the country may face a potentially severe fourth wave that could spread internationally.  The new discovery, called B.1.1.529 until a Greek letter is assigned to it by the World Health Organization (WHO), carries an unusually large number of mutati...

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