More contagious strains of coronavirus that began in Britain, South Africa and Brazil have spread to dozens of countries, according to the World Health Organization. Photo: Shutterstock
More contagious strains of coronavirus that began in Britain, South Africa and Brazil have spread to dozens of countries, according to the World Health Organization. Photo: Shutterstock

Coronavirus: more contagious variants have spread to dozens of countries, says WHO

  • The strain first spotted in Britain has reached 70 countries, while the one first found in South Africa has spread to 31 countries
  • A third variant, discovered in Brazil, is now in eight countries

More contagious strains of coronavirus that began in Britain, South Africa and Brazil have spread to dozens of countries, according to the World Health Organization. Photo: Shutterstock
More contagious strains of coronavirus that began in Britain, South Africa and Brazil have spread to dozens of countries, according to the World Health Organization. Photo: Shutterstock
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