• 'More infectious and vaccine resistant' Botswana Covid variant is driving South African surge

    5 days ago - By Daily Mail

    Fears are mounting that a new Covid variant believed to have emerged in Botswana is driving a surge in cases in neighbouring South Africa.
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  • New coronavirus variant a ‘serious concern' in South Africa

    New coronavirus variant a ‘serious concern' in South Africa

    5 days ago - By Sydney Morning Herald

    B.1.1529 is likely to have evolved during a chronic infection of an immunocompromised person, possibly in an untreated HIV/AIDS patient, said one researcher.
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  • South African scientists detect new virus variant amid spike

    6 days ago - By ABC News

    A new coronavirus variant has been detected in South Africa that scientists say is a concern because of its high number of mutations and rapid spread among young people in Gauteng, the country's most populous province
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