• EXPLAINER: What is this new COVID variant in South Africa?

    1 day ago - By ABC News

    South African scientists have identified a new version of the coronavirus this week that they say is behind a recent spike in COVID-19 infections in Gauteng, the country's most populous province
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  • WHO hosts special meeting on worrying new COVID-19 variant

    1 day ago - By ABC News

    Advisers to the World Health Organization are holding a special session to flesh out information about a worrying new variant of the coronavirus that has emerged in South Africa, though its impact on COVID-19 vaccines may not be known for weeks
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  • New Coronavirus Variant Triggers Alert in India

    New Coronavirus Variant Triggers Alert in India

    1 day ago - By Medindia Health

    Indian Govt. advised states to conduct vigorous screening and testing of all international passengers in the view of raising number of new coronavirus variant cases.
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  • Scientists Concerned About New COVID-19 Variant Detected in South Africa With High Number of Mutations

    1 day ago - By Time

    A new coronavirus variant has been detected in South Africa that scientists say is a concern because of its high number of mutations and rapid spread among young people in Gauteng, the country's most populous province, Health Minister Joe Phaahla announced Thursday.
    The coronavirus evolves as it spreads and many new variants, including those with worrying mutations, often just die out. Scientists monitor for possible changes that could be more transmissible or deadly, but sorting out whether new variants will have a public health impact can take time.
    South Africa has seen a dramatic rise...
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  • German air force to move ICU patients as COVID cases rise

    1 day ago - By ABC News

    The German air force will begin assisting the transfer of intensive care patients Friday as the country sees a new record number of daily coronavirus cases
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  • Israeli Health Ministry says new coronavirus variant detected in traveler who returned from Malawi

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  • Israel detects its first case of new coronavirus variant

    1 day ago - By ABC News

    The Israeli Health Ministry says it has detected the country's first case of a new coronavirus variant in a traveler who returned from Malawi
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