Thu, 25 Nov 2021 21:13:40 GMT
UK places South Africa on red travel list over B.1.1.529 variant picked up by scientists in country
What is the new variant and why is it a concern?
Scientists have detected a new Covid-19 variant called B.1.1.529 and are working to understand its potential implications. About 50 confirmed cases have been identified in South Africa, Hong Kong and Botswana.
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