New variants of the disease have been detected among travellers returning to China. Photo: EPA-EFE New variants of the disease have been detected among travellers returning to China. Photo: EPA-EFE
New variants of the disease have been detected among travellers returning to China. Photo: EPA-EFE

China finds first cases of new coronavirus variant in Guangdong province

  • Two recent arrivals from Britain were found to be carrying the strain, which was first detected in Nigeria late last year
  • The Guangdong centre for disease control and prevention says research shows the variant is more infectious but the two carriers are being monitored in hospital

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
New variants of the disease have been detected among travellers returning to China. Photo: EPA-EFE New variants of the disease have been detected among travellers returning to China. Photo: EPA-EFE
New variants of the disease have been detected among travellers returning to China. Photo: EPA-EFE
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