The EU proposes to suspend flights to South Africa due to a new strain of coronavirus
Africa due to the new strain of coronavirus B.1.1.529. The head of the European Commission (EC) Ursula von der Leyen published a message about this on her official Twitter account.
for a new version of [COVID-19] of concern, “she wrote.
The new strain became known after 10 people were reported infected in South Africa, Botswana and Hong Kong on November 24. British scientists have suggested that the new strain will be better at evading antibodies than the delta variant. The many mutations in B.1.1.529 suggest that the virus originated in a patient with a weakened immune system – a patient with HIV or AIDS. It is supposed to be the most dangerous option.