Other Stories

British COVID-19 variant now detected in more than 50 countries Updated: 2021-01-18 09:25:16 KST

The COVID-19 variant, first detected in Britain, has now spread to more than 50 countries within the space of just over a month.
Nearly 20 European countries have reported cases of the more contagious strain.
Among those hardest hit is Portugal, which has an average infection rate of more than 8,800 in the past seven days.
U.S. health officials are warning the British variant could be its "dominant source" of infection by March.
Three other variants are also troubling -- one identified in South Africa and two in Brazil.
KOGL : Korea Open Government License
본 저작물 중 본문에 해당하는 뉴스 스크립트(텍스트)는 공공누리 제1유형-출처표시 조건에 따라 이용할 수 있습니다.