Tag: National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD)

Mutant Variant Of COVID-19 In South Africa Displays A ‘Jump In Evolution’

JOHANNESBURG — South African scientists have detected a new COVID-19 variant in small numbers and are working to understand its potential implications, they said today. So far, 22 positive cases have been identified in South Africa, according to the country’s National Institute for Communicable Diseases. The variant is displaying mutations that might resist neutralization, and […]