Another new COVID-19 strain discovered in Japan

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Published: 2021-01-10 13:10

Last Updated: 2021-03-02 11:56


Another new COVID-19 strain discovered in Japan
Another new COVID-19 strain discovered in Japan

Sunday, the Japanese Ministry of Health said that another new strain of coroanvirus was discovered in Japan. The new strain was detected in four people coming from Brazil.

The head of the National Institute of Infectious Diseases, Takagi Wakita told reporters at the Ministry of Health that the new strain differs from the two strains that were first discovered in Britain and South Africa.

The four cases positive for the new strain showed a number of symptoms, such as breathing difficulties, headache and fever.