Coronavirus new variant

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    WHO Europe to convene members over new virus variant

    Agence France-Presse .Copenhagen | Updated at 10:33am on December 23, 2020

    The World Health Organisation in Europe said Tuesday it would convene its members to discuss how to handle a new variant of the novel coronavirus...

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    Scientists scramble to assess mutated coronavirus

    Agence France-Presse. Paris | Updated at 07:39pm on December 22, 2020

    As dozens of countries blocked the flow of people and goods from Britain to avoid a new and more contagious strain of coronavirus, scientists raced...

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    BioNTech can make vaccine for new variant in six weeks

    Agence France-Presse . Berlin | Updated at 06:36pm on December 22, 2020

    The co-founder of BioNTech said Tuesday it was ‘highly likely’ that its vaccine against the coronavirus works against the mutated strain detected in Britain, but...

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    New coronavirus variant not out of control: WHO

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 12:21pm on December 22, 2020

    The new coronavirus variant discovered in Britain with a higher transmission rate is not yet out of control and can be contained using existing measures,...

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    UK isolated over new virus strain, EU approves vaccine

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 10:07am on December 22, 2020

    Travellers were facing a nightmare holiday season on Monday with governments banning flights from Britain to contain a fast-spreading variant of the coronavirus, as the...