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Increasing prevalence of South African Covid-19 variant in M'sia
Published:  May 31, 2021 4:01 PM
Updated: Jun 1, 2021 4:06 AM

Genome sequencing by the Institute for Medical Research under the Health Ministry is finding an increasing prevalence of the B.1.351 South African Covid-19 variant in the country.

The latest batch of sequencing found a third of them were from the South African variant, which can render the AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine significantly less effective...

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