South Africa rejects claim its Covid variant more dangerous than UK strain1 min read . Updated: 25 Dec 2020, 04:46 PM IST
- 'At present, there is no evidence that the 501.V2 (variant) is more transmissible than the United Kingdom variant -- as suggested by the British Health Secretary,' Zwelini Mkhize said
South Africa's health minister has rejected his British counterpart's claim that a new coronavirus variant in the country is more contagious or dangerous than a similar one in spreading the UK.
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