WATCH | Health ministry update on the newly discovered variant

A new Covid-19 variant has been discovered in South Africa. The super-variant is said to have an extremely high number of mutations.

JOHANNESBURG - The Department of Health is briefing the public on the situation around the newly discovered variant.

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

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

KwaZulu-Natal Research and Innovation Sequencing Platform's Professor Tulio De Oliveira said earlier today that government had assembled a team of scientists to take a closer look.

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eNCA

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