Scientists warn of new Botswana variant of Covid with ‘horrific’ number of mutations

Scientists warn of new Botswana variant of Covid with ‘horrific’ number of mutations

Scientists warn of new Botswana variant of Covid with ‘horrific’ number of mutations

The Independent says A new Covid-19 variant has emerged that has an “incredibly high” number of mutations, scientists are warning.

It is feared that the B.1.1529, or Botswana variant – an off-shoot of the B.1.1 – could drive further transmission of the virus.

The first cases found were three in Botswana, followed by another six cases in South Africa, and one in Hong Kong involving a traveller returning from South Africa.

https://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/home-news/botswana-variant-covid-mutations-spike-b1963950.html


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