• Scientists are closely tracking a COVID-19 variant with a 'worrying' number of mutations. They don't yet know if it's more infectious

    3 days ago - By Business Insider

    A man receives the COVID-19 vaccine at a drive-through COVID-19 vaccination site in Gaborone, Botswana, on October 12 2021 Tshekiso Tebalo/Xinhua/Getty Images
    A variant with 'worrying' number of mutations has been detected in South Africa, Botswana, and Hong Kong.
    Experts are concerned its mutations may help it to avoid antibodies produced by vaccines and treatments.
    It has been detected 82 times, as of Thursday. For now, it's being closely monitored.
    Scientists and health officials are closely tracking a coronavirus variant with a "worrying" number of mutations that has been detected in...
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