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A new Covid-19 variant could show immune evasion and enhanced transmissibility, South African scientists warn

9 days ago   |   By Up Worthy

South Africa's health minister announced Thursday the discovery of a new coronavirus variant that appears to be spreading rapidly in parts of the country.
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New, Heavily-Mutated Covid Variant Identified In Africa, Called “A Big Jump In Evolution”

New, Heavily-Mutated Covid Variant Identified In Africa, Called “A Big Jump In Evolution”

9 days ago   |   By Deadline

The U.K. added six African countries to its travel quarantine list on Thursday after a new, potentially more-transmissible variant of Covid-19 was identified there. Those countries are: South Africa, Namibia, Zimbabwe, Botswana, Lesotho and Eswatini, according to the BBC. Twenty-two positive cases of the variant, currently being called B.1.1.529, have been recorded in South Africa,...
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UK suspends flights to six African countries as new Covid variant raises alarms

UK suspends flights to six African countries as new Covid variant raises alarms

9 days ago   |   By Up Worthy

A new variant of concern in South Africa has prompted a ban on flights to the U.K. for an undetermined period of time.
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Covid: Africa travel restrictions over variant fear

Covid: Africa travel restrictions over variant fear

9 days ago   |   By Up Worthy

Several southern African countries have been added to the red list, Health Secretary Sajid Javid says.
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S.Africa detects new COVID-19 variant, implications not yet clear

S.Africa detects new COVID-19 variant, implications not yet clear

9 days ago   |   By Up Worthy

South African scientists have detected a new COVID-19 variant in small numbers and are working to understand its potential implications, they said on Thursday.
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