UK SUSPENDING FLIGHTS FROM 6 AFRICAN COUNTRIES OVER NEW CORONAVIRUS VARIANT FEARS: 'OUR SCIENTISTS ARE DEEPLY CONCERNED'

© Provided by Business Insider Britain's health and social care secretary, Sajid Javid. Andrew Matthews/Pool/Reuters A new coronavirus variant has been identified in Botswana and South Africa. Dubbed B.1.1.529, it has many mutations, concerning scientists and the World Health Organization. The UK instituted travel restrictions on Thursday for six African countries following the news. The...

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