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COVID-19: South African variant may be worse than UK variant

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A template is needed for the variants to come By Daniel R. Lucey M.D., MPH, FIDSA Overshadowed by reporting about the UK variant virus “B.1.1.7,”  a separate but similar variant SARS-CoV-2 virus in South Africa “501.V2” is under appreciated and deserves more international attention. Both variant viruses containing multiple mutations in the spike (S) protein, […]