Volunteers wait to be checked at a vaccine trial facility at Soweto’s Chris Sani Baragwanath Hospital outside Johannesburg, South Africa. File photo: AP Volunteers wait to be checked at a vaccine trial facility at Soweto’s Chris Sani Baragwanath Hospital outside Johannesburg, South Africa. File photo: AP
Volunteers wait to be checked at a vaccine trial facility at Soweto’s Chris Sani Baragwanath Hospital outside Johannesburg, South Africa. File photo: AP

Another new coronavirus variant appears to emerge in Nigeria, Africa CDC says

  • Africa CDC chief John Nkengasong said this one is a separate lineage from those in the UK and South Africa
  • The variant was found in two patient samples collected on August 3 and on October 9 in Nigeria’s Osun state

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Volunteers wait to be checked at a vaccine trial facility at Soweto’s Chris Sani Baragwanath Hospital outside Johannesburg, South Africa. File photo: AP Volunteers wait to be checked at a vaccine trial facility at Soweto’s Chris Sani Baragwanath Hospital outside Johannesburg, South Africa. File photo: AP
Volunteers wait to be checked at a vaccine trial facility at Soweto’s Chris Sani Baragwanath Hospital outside Johannesburg, South Africa. File photo: AP
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