The variant was first spotted in London and the neighbouring county of Kent. Photo: AP The variant was first spotted in London and the neighbouring county of Kent. Photo: AP
The variant was first spotted in London and the neighbouring county of Kent. Photo: AP

British coronavirus variant may have come from dogs, researchers say

  • Shanghai-based researchers say early forms of the B117 variant have been found in samples taken from dogs
  • The mutation was first identified in southern England but has spread rapidly in several countries

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The variant was first spotted in London and the neighbouring county of Kent. Photo: AP The variant was first spotted in London and the neighbouring county of Kent. Photo: AP
The variant was first spotted in London and the neighbouring county of Kent. Photo: AP
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