Nigeria : a new strain of covid-19 discovered

Hard hit by the epidemic in December, Nigeria faced now a new strain of the virus and studies are in progress to clarify the properties of this variant of coronavirus.

During analyzes carried out on 200 people by scientists of the African Center of Excellence for Research and Infetcioius Diseases, this variant was observed on 2 patients in August 3 and October 9.

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It should be noted that this new variant of coronavirus is different from the one discovered in the United Kingdom.

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