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Business  /  Published 26.11.21

US stocks slide sharply on new Covid strain

U.S. stocks slid as a post-Thanksgiving sell-off spread to global markets over fears that a new variant of the coronavirus, B.1.1.529, identified in South Africa could trigger new epidemics and underm...
By Our Bureau and Agencies

World  /  Published 26.11.21

EU body unsure about vaccine necessity

The EU's drug regulator said on Friday that it was closely monitoring the new B.1.1.529 Covid-19 variant, but it was too soon to tell if updated vaccines would be needed.The European Medicines Age...
By AFP in The Hague

World  /  Published 26.11.21

SA detects new Covid variant

South African scientists have detected a new Covid-19 variant in small numbers and are working to understand its potential implications, they said on Thursday.  The variant — called B.1.1....
By Reuters in Johannesburg


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