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  •   Home > News > International

    Another Coronavirus variant has been detected in Nigeria in West Africa

    Another Coronavirus variant has been detected in Nigeria in West Africa


    The UK announced it has detected two new strains of the virus in returned travellers in the past week.

    And a new strainnew discovered that came in from South Africa is believed to be 70 percent more contagious and mutated further than the British one.

    © 2021 Newstalk ZB, NZCity


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