South Africa detects new variant of coronavirus

A team of South African researchers, led by Professor Túlio de Oliveira, has detected a new variant of the SARS-COV-2 coronavirus which affects younger patients, the Minister of Health announced today. “The ‘501.V2’ variant of the SARS-COV-2 virus has been identified by South African researchers and reported to the World Health Organization (WHO),” Minister Zweli … Read more

India surpasses 10 million confirmed Covid-19 cases

India has more than 10 million confirmed cases of the corona virus, with new infections falling to a low point in three months as the country prepares for the biggest COVID-19 vaccine in the new year. Additional cases have fallen to 25,152 in the past 24 hours, up from an increase of nearly 100,000 in … Read more