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New virus variant casts pall, shocks experts in South Africa

PRETORIA: The overcast, drizzly skies match the somber mood at the Tshwane University of Technology, a hot spot in South Africa’s latest surge of Covid-19 cases, apparently driven by the new omicron variant that is…

South Africa Covid Variant: Centre calls for strict screening for travellers from 3 countries | India News

NEW DELHI: The central government on Thursday told all states and Union Territories (UTs) to ensure rigorous screening and testing of travellers from South Africa, Hong Kong and Botswana, where a new Covid-19 variant of…