South Africa

Why the Coronavirus variant that emerged in South Africa is causing so much concern

Varios países europeos ya han restringido sus viajes a  ciertos lugares de África.

We are back in familiar territory: growing concern about a new variant of the coronavirus. The last it is the most mutated version discovered so far, and it has such a long list of variations that one scientist described it as “horrible,” while another said it was the worst variant they had ever seen, according …

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South Africa detects new variant of coronavirus with multiple mutations

Detectan nueva variante del coronavirus con múltiples mutaciones en Sudáfrica.

New variant of coronavirus with multiple mutations detected in South Africa. Photo: MARCO LONGARI / AFP / Getty Images Scientists and South African health authorities confirmed the detection of a new variant of the coronavirus, identified as B.1.1.529, that has multiple mutations and has raised “concern” among specialists, although its impact has yet to be …

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New COVID strain: “If the virus continues to circulate freely, the risk that it will adapt better increases”

Nueva cepa COVID: “Si el virus sigue circulando libremente, aumenta el riesgo de que se adapte mejor”

“If we let the virus continue to circulate freely, we give it many possibilities to better adapt to human transmission,” says Tulio de Oliveira, the Brazilian behind the discovery of a new “more transmissible” mutation of the coronavirus that is causing concern throughout the world. world, in an interview with BBC News Brazil. Oliveira is …

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