B.1.1.529: What do we know about the new coronavirus variant hitting the markets around the world

A new version of the coronavirus that causes COVID-19 – called B.1.1.529 – has been identified in South Africa, which officials said is a matter of concern. Fears that a new strain could spark outbreaks in many countries, straining health systems, potentially complicating evolving vaccines and efforts to reopen economies and borders, risked global markets … Read more