COVID-19 in SA | 'Super-variant' found in SA

FILE: COVID-19 variants

JOHANNESBURG - A new COVID-19 variant has been discovered in South Africa.

The super-variant is said to have an extremely high number of mutations.

READ: COVID-19 | Is SA facing a new variant?

Variant B.1.1.529 has also been found in Botswana and Hong Kong.

Experts in South Africa say they don't know if vaccines work against this particular variant.


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