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WHO detects new covid-19 variant in South Africa

Right now, analysis and research laboratories in South Africa and Botswana are discovering more about the characteristics of the new variant, which could have “a high number of mutations in the ‘spike’ protein (used by the coronavirus to enter cells) “.

A new variant of covid-19 has been discovered in South Africa and Botswana, with “high number of mutations”, announced the Director of the World Health Organization (WHO) for Africa, Matshidiso Moeti.

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