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New Covid-19 variant identified in 8 European countries: WHO

The Hindu Business Line | 26/12/2020 11:58 AM | Click to read full article

Eight European countries have now identified cases of the new strain of the novel coronavirus according to the World Health Organisation(WHO).

The new variant of the novel coronavirus was identified in the United Kingdom earlier this month. According to experts, the new variant is likely to be more infectious than the previous SARS-CoV-2 variants.