• Dow futures plunge 400 points amid fears of new Covid variant found in South Africa

    1 day ago - By CNBC

    U.S. stock futures dropped in overnight trading on Thursday amid renewed Covid fears over a new variant found in South Africa.
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  • UK suspending flights from 6 African countries over new coronavirus variant fears: 'Our scientists are deeply concerned'

    2 days ago - By Business Insider

    Britain's Health and Social Care Secretary Sajid Javid. Andrew Matthews/Pool/Reuters
    A new coronavirus variant has been identified in Botswana and South Africa.
    Dubbed "B.1.1.529," it has many mutations, concerning scientists and the World Health Organization.
    The UK instituted travel restrictions on Thursday for six African countries following the news.
    The United Kingdom has added six African countries to its "red" travel list and temporarily suspended flights over concerns about a new coronavirus variant. Sajid Javid, UK secretary of state for health and social care, made the...
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