Japan discovers new terrifying mutant strain of Covid similar to UK variant – WHO alerted

UK coronavirus death toll rises by 563

Japanese health officials have claimed the new variant of the virus discovered in their country has similarities to that of the highly-contagious strains in the UK and South Africa. The new strain was detected on passengers who had disembarked from a plane that had arrived from Brazil. Japanese news outlet Nikkei Asia said the passengers arrived at Haneda Airport in Tokyo on Saturday, January 2. 

We will use your email address only for sending you newsletters. Please see our Privacy Notice for details of your data protection rights.

Three out of the four passengers who are infected with the new variant have presented symptoms including breathing difficulties, a fever, and a sore throat.

More to follow…

Source: Read Full Article