A new strain of COVID, found in several countries, was named as potentially the most dangerous
The EU named the timing of the spread of the new strain of coronavirus (B.1.1 .529) found in several countries. The head of the European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen, said in a video message that the strain could spread around the world in the next few months. She emphasized the seriousness of the European Commission to the news about Option B.1.1.529.
The new COVID variant has already been named as potentially the most dangerous in the world.
Basic information about the new strain
The first infections with the new strain were recorded in South Africa, Botswana and Hong Kong. Later, news of the discovery of another variant of the evolution of COVID-19 appeared in Israel and Belgium.
The day after the first reports of a new variant of COVID in South Africa, 22 cases were reported. Now it is known about 77 infected with the new strain in South Africa and four cases in Botswana. There are one infection each in Hong Kong, Israel and Belgium.