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VIRUS-WHO-MEETING - WHO to meet on Friday to assess new COVID-19 variant detected in South Africa By Yoshita Singh

Contributed by NAMPA / PTI.

United Nations/Geneva, Nov 26 (PTI) The World Health Organization is monitoring the new coronavirus variant B.1.1.529 first detected in South Africa and will hold a "special meeting" on Friday to discuss if the heavily mutated strain will become a variant of interest or a variant of concern, a top official said.
The latest variant is the most heavily mutated version discovered so far. First identified in South Africa at the start of this week, the strain has already spread to neighbouring countries, i ...